The Art Of Cie Ja

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The Art of Cie Ja (aka Art Cie) is the site home for cieja.com.  Featured works include drawings, paintings, design, digital art, mixed media, collage, photography, and other creations by Cie Ja.

Subjects of flowers, birds, dragons, fish, sunsets, portraits, patterns, urban, landscape, nature, and other areas of interest are shown in the various sub domains.  Refer to the subdomains for more.  Achievements are listed on a Recognition page under About in the menu. 

Fleur de Cie

Waterproof Drawing Ink on watercolor paper

The Art of Cie Ja includes sub domains with drawings, paintings, collage, digital art, and photography.  Fleur de Cie is the flowers sub domain for cieja.com.  

Flowers and Spirals and Butterflies!  Oh My! 

Cie La Vie

The Art of Cie Ja continues with a life-draw sub domain for my work with life models and the drawings, collage, paintings, digital art, photography, mixed media and associated work that stems from it.

A Collaboration page is in development.

  Refer to the life draw sub domain for more.  Achievements for life draw are listed on a Recognition page under About in the menu.  

The Way I Cie It

The Art of Cie Ja photography can be found in the photo sub domain.

The menu is listed with “Where?” for location (by state and zip code),

When?” for annual archives and related pages (by year),

 and “What?” for categories (such as Birds and Sunsets).

  

Sketchbooks

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Sketchbooks is defined for the purpose of categorizing my art sketchbooks and journals.  I look at the weight of the paper to determine whether one of my art books is a sketchbook or a journal.  Anything over 100 lb. weight for the paper is a journal.  Anything less than 100 lb. in paper weight is listed as a sketchbook.  Paper weight is an important factor due to my predominant use of mixed media.

You will find sketchbooks listed in various sub domains of the site.  This page was created to bring all the journals together in one place.  The majority are found in the Life Draw sub domain.  Currently there is only one sketchbook listed in the Flowers sub domain.  Other flower sketchbooks have not yet been added.  All sketchbooks that have been scanned and added are listed below.

4 x 6 drawing 80lb

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5 x 5 blue sketch

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5 x 8 sketch 65lb vol1

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5 x 8 sketch 65lb vol2

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5.5 x 8.5 mixed media 98lb

7 x 10 mixed media 98lb vol1

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7 x 10 mixed media 98lb vol2

9 x 12 toned gray 80lb

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9 x 12 toned tan 80lb

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9 x 12 mixed media 98lb

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11 x 14 mixed media 98lb

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Journals

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Journals

Journals is defined for the purpose of categorizing my art sketchbooks and journals.  What makes one of my art books a journal is the weight of the paper.  Anything over 100 lb. weight for the paper is a journal.  Anything less than 100 lb. in paper weight is listed as a sketchbook.

You will find journals listed in various sub domains of the site.  This page was created to bring all the journals together in one place.  The majority are found in the Life Draw sub domain.  A few journals are in the Flowers sub domain.  All are listed below.

6×8 journal 100lb

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7×10 journal 108lb vol1

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7×10 journal 108lb vol2

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7×10 journal 108lb vol3

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7×10 journal 108lb vol4

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7×10 journal 108lb vol5

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7×10 journal 108lb vol6

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9×12 mixed media 140lb

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9×12 watercolor 140lb

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Digital

Digital Flowers

Digital Life Draw

Digital Exploration

Extraction

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Digital Image Editing and New Media

Model is @lifefigure_
Model is @mrkendonagasaki
Model is Jaron Stokes
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Digital Recognition

Student Art Show Fall 2013
selection: ” ” – Social / Political Poster
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ARTF 231 Introduction to Digital Art – Carlos Toth

Student Art Show Spring 2009
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ARTF 233 Introduction to Digital Photo Imaging – Mario Lara

the Mesa Multimedia Awards 2008
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Award Winner:  Mesa Multimedia Awards 2008

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the Mesa Multimedia Awards 2007
exhibited:

Collage

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Collage

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I have been going through my archives and revisiting old work.  In some instances I am re-creating the work into something new through collage.   An example of this would be a 4 x 6 72BnW4x6collage042315 collage that evolved into a 9 x 12 72Collage052315cu4x6Flower2collage.

Originally, as I began to revisit and reorganize this section, I was arranging things according to subject matter.   72Mandi011314agEbyCollage051615I am moving some work from journals and sketchbooks and adding to portfolios by category and size.  I find this to be more helpful for me in finding the work accordingly within the associated journals, sketchbooks, and portfolio albums.

Some images link to related pages while other images link to full size view.

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Portfolios

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Flower Collage

FC1

(9 x 12 Flower Collage Portfolio)

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FC2

(7 x 10 Flower Collage Portfolio)

 

FC3

(11 x 14 Flower Collage Portfolio)

 

Life Draw Collage

LDC1

(9 x 12 Life Draw Collage Portfolio)

 

LDC2

(7 x 10 Life Draw Collage Portfolio)

 

LDC3

(11 x 14 Life Draw Collage Portfolio)

 

Journals

In this category there are several sizes.  The 7×10 size group has four 108 lb. journal volumes.  The first two are predominately life draw journals with several flowers within each volume.  The last two volumes are mostly collage.  An the majority of those are Flowers, Spirals and Butterflies.  Some images have been moved to Portfolio albums.  The moved images are also shown here to indicate where they originated.

7×10 journal 108lb vol1

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7×10 journal 108lb vol2

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The Volumes 3 and 4 in this size are mostly collage and flower, spiral, butterfly.  I have linked to those volumes here with image links below.

7×10 journal 108lb vol3

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7×10 journal 108lb vol4

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Sketchbooks

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This image above seems to be holding out to be collaged onto canvas.There are other collaged flower images in sketchbooks and journals of the Life Draw sub domain in this size.  They are linked here with flower collages from those journals not their featured images.  Other images shown here have been added to portfolios or other albums.  The only sketchbook listed here with collages is the 7×10 mixed media 98lb. sketchbook in the following image and title links.

7×10 mixed media 98lb.

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Canvas

Galleries

4 x 6

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4 x 8.5

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6×8

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7×10

 

The 11 x 14  Collage Portfolio Albums is listed next. The images and titles for those link to the related page for the album. The portfolio albums are also listed in the menu under Flowers Collage.

11×14 Collage Volume 1

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12 x 12

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