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Contact Information: Carolyn Weins  carolyn@carolynweins.com     



Inspired by nature, I strive to capture and share the essence of whatever
drew me to a particular place. I’m especially attracted to the lighting,
textures, and moods of country roads, wetlands, woods, and fields. The
beauty and uniqueness I see in the everyday compels me to draw this
fascinating world around us.

I work with pastels which are very versatile and allow for drawing
techniques and flat, brush-like strokes. I love color and often exaggerate
the variety and brilliance of what I see. I begin by loosely establishing the
overall composition with large abstract shapes and then apply layers of
pastel as I develop value, texture and detail.

I received a B.A. in art from Eastern Michigan University. I participated in
my first art fair in 2003 and continue to do 3 a year. I have received several
awards, including having one of my pastels as the featured art for
promotional items/advertising for the 2004 State Street Area Art Fair, Ann
Arbor, Michigan. I am a member of The Great Lakes Pastel Society, The
Michigan Guild, Ann Arbor Women Artists, Chelsea Painters, and Ann
Arbor Area Pastelists.

Carolyn Weins
Carolyn Weins
Pastel Artist

About the Artist and Her Work