I’m testing the waters at Fine Art America, a website that offers fine art prints on paper, canvas, and metal, as well as greeting cards and mobile phone cases. Please visit my profile and gallery. ¬†If you happen to see something you like, you know what to do. If you’re interested in acquiring the original, contact me directly regarding availability. These four pieces are 2.5 “x3.5” watercolor paintings with ink embellishments. The Crown Prince of…

Using magnifier to paint detailOriginally uploaded by AllisonStein Most of my recent paintings have been in a size format called “ACEO”, i.e. “Art Cards Editions and Originals”. ACEOs are essentially miniature paintings in a standard size of 2.5 inches by 3.5 inches — the same size as a trading card or gaming card. Other than that, they can be in any media and on any subject. Some ACEO artists even work in fabric and clay!…

“I didn’t do it!” by Allison Stein.ACEO 2.5 inches x 3.5 inches, watercolor on Arches 140# cold pressed paper. I posted this little darling to my ETSY shop last week. I used a combination of watercolor and watercolor pencil. The texture was created with salt. I love the expressiveness of the eyes and the color, but I do believe I’ve reached the limit of how big I should make them.