Tanya Harsch

is creating oil paintings and children's books

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For the low, low price of $3 a month, you can support my art and book making habit.  For this price you get:
  • The ability to brag to your friends about your philanthropy.
  • Notices when I post stuff (usually pretty pictures and/or ramblings about art.)
  • My everlasting gratitude
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Think of this as a postcard subscription.

For less than the cost of prim-lu-flix, you can support me and my crazy book making habit PLUS receive a postcard once a month in thanks.  And not just any postcards, postcards of my fabulous artwork.

It's a pretty sweet deal.



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$35 a month.  Not a lot of money in the grand scheme of things, is it?  I pay more for my cell phone each month.  And yet it is a lot of money to me coming from a patron on a monthly basis.  Would you like a small sketch as a thank you once a month?  Yes?  Than this tier is for you.
  • monthly original sketch
  • gratitude of a children's book creator


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About Tanya Harsch

Well, hello, and welcome! 

I'm an artist working in the hills of Maine.  I paint narrative oil paintings of people, because I continue to be baffled in my attempt to understand the human condition, and of toys, because I never really graduated from kindergarten.  Patreon is a way to follow my artwork and/or subscribe to various studio goodies.


"The Meeting"

I'm most well known for my paintings of my trusty sidekick, Sebbie--a marionette who's tagged along with me since childhood.  He's starred in my still lives for years; he has a following all of his own at this point (probably bigger than mine).  So let me introduce him now.

Me: "Everyone, this is Sebbie, Sebbie, this is everyone."
Sebbie: *waves*

"Sebbie and Chagall"

My recent Sebbie paintings can usually be found at Lotton Gallery, in Chicago.

My figurative paintings I consider to be more personal work, usually without gallery or venue in mind while they're executed (as attempting to understand the human condition is seldom a public act) but they are starting to make the rounds as well as I find my stride with them. 


And because painting alone isn't enough to keep me out of trouble, apparently, I've recently delved into the world of children's book writing and illustrating.  I've one book published ("Sometimes a Shoe Is a Shoe" available through lulu.com and the amazon monster--but I get more money per sale if you buy through lulu, please and thank you!), and several more in the making.

I won't lie, if I were to do it over I would make the cover a bit more colorful, but the inside is plenty colorful and I have it on good authority that small children are making their parents read it to them over and over (you've been warned).

So this is Patreon, take a look at the tiers to see what might interest you.  You can also find me and mine at the links below:

Follow me on Facebook
Follow me on Instagram
Visit my Etsy shop
Buy me a coffee
Buy my book  

For a full listing of my paintings and exhibitions, my website:
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