Kristina Carroll is creating Paintings, Videos and Tutorials
8

patrons

$18
per Painting (1 a month)
"The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves."     
- Carl Jung


Hello!
My name is Kristina. I've been working as a freelance illustrator, fine artist and teacher for many years, specializing in Fantasy and Imaginative Realism. I've made art for some familiar names like Game of Thrones, Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons and Lord of the Rings. However... while I love those worlds, I've discovered that I usually do my most successful work when I'm left to my own devices and allowed to play, explore and experiment. My personal work utilizes a variety of mediums and the subjects often revolve around themes of Strength, Beauty, Magic and the Inner Mythologies that connect us all. 

    
This is where you come in. 

Support Unique, Personal Art:
This page is an invitation to be a partner in my creative journey. I want to invest more time into making art I love and develop a larger body of work  with a more personal vision. I've already realized some successes with this: The Month of Love and Month of Fear are two yearly art challenges I created to bring hundreds of artists together with the goal of making more personal art. They have been going strong for 4 years now.


 
Last spring I created a very successful new series of work with my Weekly Watercolors  project.

    

These have been exciting leaps of faith with some great rewards, but I am hungry for more. For instance, all this work so far has been fairly small.  I rarely paint larger than 9 x 12! I'm dying to make some large pieces but those take more time and are often harder to find collectors for. It's been difficult to justify.

So help me discover what happens when this work is nurtured and supported on a greater  scale. I believe Patreon is the best platform for this because it offers that magical ingredient: Community.  I can't create in a void. Having a community of people who connect with my art and are willing to support it is invaluable to investing the time and energy needed to grow.

What You Get:
With your support I will begin by making at least one significant new work of art every month.  The more support I get, the more time I can invest. The subjects will revolve around the variety of themes I already find myself drawn to but I will reach out to you on occasion for ideas! Art, for me, is about connection after all and I've always found a little collaboration can really add something extra special.

 In addition, I want to provide patrons with insight into the process with tutorials, videos, step by step photos and/or materials reviews whenever possible. 



While I really enjoy creating this additional content- it takes a lot of time. Your support will help me make it a regular feature and take it further. As an experienced educator on both the college level and with companies like Gamblin, Strathmore and DaVinci, there's no end to the art geekery we can share! So whether you stay just to support beautiful art, or want to learn more about making your own, there is something here for you. 

This Patreon is meant to be an organic thing with goals and rewards growing as the art and our relationship evolves. I hope you will consider joining me on this journey and help create something beautiful. 

Rewards
Lifting the Curtain
$1 or more per Painting (1 a month) 4 patrons
Your support means so much and every bit helps! Contributing to this tier means you like what I'm doing and want  more. It truly makes a big difference. Here you will get access to free content like sketches and process photos and the occasional exclusive Patron- only goodies
First Looks
$3 or more per Painting (1 a month) 2 patrons
With this level you get some exclusive and early access content:


  •  Advance notice of new work and early access to sales. 
  •  Early access to  sketches, photos and other work-in-progress documentation including occasional videos and tutorials
Behind the Veil
$5 or more per Painting (1 a month) 2 patrons
Welcome to my world- let's play! With this tier you become significant partners in creating content with me and gain an even deeper look into my process. You get:


  • More detailed process posts including occasional materials reviews and experiments.
  •  Timelapse videos and tutorials
  • Patron only polls (help choose my painting subjects!)
  • Plus all previous rewards
Original Drawing Commission
$100 or more per Painting (1 a month) 0 of 2 patrons
Yes! You're an original and you deserve something unique: 

 

  • After the first payment clears you will be sent a 4" x 6"  drawing. You can give me a  short one-sentence prompt as inspiration or let me surprise you! 
  • Keep this pledge ongoing and build up a collection or switch your pledge after the first payment.
  • Plus all previous rewards
Original Watercolor Painting Commission
$200 or more per Painting (1 a month) 0 of 2 patrons
Holy Medici batman! You are a true Patron.


  • After the first payment clears you will be sent a 4" x 6"  watercolor painting in the mail. You can give me a  short one-sentence prompt as inspiration or let me surprise you! 
  • Keep this pledge ongoing and build up a collection or switch your pledge after the first payment.
  • Plus all previous rewards
Goals
$18 of $500 per Painting (1 a month)
Pop the champagne! When we reach this I will do an art give-away open to all patrons and special tutorial video for all $5 and up Patrons.  I will also create a run of limited edition prints of a recent painting available to all Patrons exclusively for a month.
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"The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves."     
- Carl Jung


Hello!
My name is Kristina. I've been working as a freelance illustrator, fine artist and teacher for many years, specializing in Fantasy and Imaginative Realism. I've made art for some familiar names like Game of Thrones, Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons and Lord of the Rings. However... while I love those worlds, I've discovered that I usually do my most successful work when I'm left to my own devices and allowed to play, explore and experiment. My personal work utilizes a variety of mediums and the subjects often revolve around themes of Strength, Beauty, Magic and the Inner Mythologies that connect us all. 

    
This is where you come in. 

Support Unique, Personal Art:
This page is an invitation to be a partner in my creative journey. I want to invest more time into making art I love and develop a larger body of work  with a more personal vision. I've already realized some successes with this: The Month of Love and Month of Fear are two yearly art challenges I created to bring hundreds of artists together with the goal of making more personal art. They have been going strong for 4 years now.


 
Last spring I created a very successful new series of work with my Weekly Watercolors  project.

    

These have been exciting leaps of faith with some great rewards, but I am hungry for more. For instance, all this work so far has been fairly small.  I rarely paint larger than 9 x 12! I'm dying to make some large pieces but those take more time and are often harder to find collectors for. It's been difficult to justify.

So help me discover what happens when this work is nurtured and supported on a greater  scale. I believe Patreon is the best platform for this because it offers that magical ingredient: Community.  I can't create in a void. Having a community of people who connect with my art and are willing to support it is invaluable to investing the time and energy needed to grow.

What You Get:
With your support I will begin by making at least one significant new work of art every month.  The more support I get, the more time I can invest. The subjects will revolve around the variety of themes I already find myself drawn to but I will reach out to you on occasion for ideas! Art, for me, is about connection after all and I've always found a little collaboration can really add something extra special.

 In addition, I want to provide patrons with insight into the process with tutorials, videos, step by step photos and/or materials reviews whenever possible. 



While I really enjoy creating this additional content- it takes a lot of time. Your support will help me make it a regular feature and take it further. As an experienced educator on both the college level and with companies like Gamblin, Strathmore and DaVinci, there's no end to the art geekery we can share! So whether you stay just to support beautiful art, or want to learn more about making your own, there is something here for you. 

This Patreon is meant to be an organic thing with goals and rewards growing as the art and our relationship evolves. I hope you will consider joining me on this journey and help create something beautiful. 

Recent posts by Kristina Carroll

Rewards
Lifting the Curtain
$1 or more per Painting (1 a month) 4 patrons
Your support means so much and every bit helps! Contributing to this tier means you like what I'm doing and want  more. It truly makes a big difference. Here you will get access to free content like sketches and process photos and the occasional exclusive Patron- only goodies
First Looks
$3 or more per Painting (1 a month) 2 patrons
With this level you get some exclusive and early access content:


  •  Advance notice of new work and early access to sales. 
  •  Early access to  sketches, photos and other work-in-progress documentation including occasional videos and tutorials
Behind the Veil
$5 or more per Painting (1 a month) 2 patrons
Welcome to my world- let's play! With this tier you become significant partners in creating content with me and gain an even deeper look into my process. You get:


  • More detailed process posts including occasional materials reviews and experiments.
  •  Timelapse videos and tutorials
  • Patron only polls (help choose my painting subjects!)
  • Plus all previous rewards
Original Drawing Commission
$100 or more per Painting (1 a month) 0 of 2 patrons
Yes! You're an original and you deserve something unique: 

 

  • After the first payment clears you will be sent a 4" x 6"  drawing. You can give me a  short one-sentence prompt as inspiration or let me surprise you! 
  • Keep this pledge ongoing and build up a collection or switch your pledge after the first payment.
  • Plus all previous rewards
Original Watercolor Painting Commission
$200 or more per Painting (1 a month) 0 of 2 patrons
Holy Medici batman! You are a true Patron.


  • After the first payment clears you will be sent a 4" x 6"  watercolor painting in the mail. You can give me a  short one-sentence prompt as inspiration or let me surprise you! 
  • Keep this pledge ongoing and build up a collection or switch your pledge after the first payment.
  • Plus all previous rewards