Danette Malerich
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  • Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • United States

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"This is Alli who was diagnosed with cancer. I was asked to do a remembrance portrait before she passed. I am honored and humbled to be able to create an image that will be treasured. I often think of the relationship these owners have with their…"
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"Beautiful, such detail, the eyes are gorgeous!! Triple A+!"
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Danette Malerich's Blog

Critique please, be brave!

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 1:41pm 2 Comments

 I keep putting my artwork out there. Sites just like this one. I do this to work on growing as an artist. What I am finding however is that when I put new works up and ask for thoughts or comments, I get replies like: "cute", "nice", "very nice".

While I thank you for those comments, they don't really help me as an artist. I would like, want, need a more thought provoking, (for me) critique. I didn't say criticize, I said critique. Whenever I look at someones art work, and I really…

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I will not quit. I will not give up.

Posted on October 6, 2012 at 12:26pm 1 Comment

I have just finished 8 small acrylic paintings. Two 5x7 and six 5x6. This was my annual leaf series.

Every fall I go out and go leaf hunting. The goal is to create a new fall series that is totally different than last years. It is. I created these in less than 4 days for an event that was on Friday night. I was even sick that whole week and I was still able to produce these 8 works. I…

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Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Posted on October 6, 2012 at 11:57am 0 Comments

I had a decision to make, either confront the fear, walk through it, work with it or hang it up.

I looked my fear in the eye, got out a sheet of paper and the photograph of my dog Soozie,(who passed away in February.I hadn't been able to do it because of the grief) and began.

I started with the usual 1:1 grid ratio, this one being 8x8". Then instead of subgridding, I trusted my eyes, self and heart and just drew what my eyes saw.

OMG, what a freeing experience! the work…

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At 1:55pm on June 2, 2014, Trent humphreys said…

Thanks for your kind comment

At 6:05pm on August 25, 2013, Phyllis A. Taylor Harris said…

Love your pet portraits....they appear well painted, composed and have depth to them. Your portraits...other than the officer....don't appear to have depth...that 3 dimensional quality that makes them stand out on a 2 dimensional media (paper/canvas). I believe your use of the grid method helped tremendously. Keep up the good work.

At 12:47pm on February 4, 2013, Lori Vough said…

Danette, OMG, your animal art is amazing.  I love the boxers partially  because I have been lucky enough to be the mom to Buster and Sachmo, my two sweet boxer boys.  Your cats are amazing, I have 4.  Just wow!  Beautiful.

At 12:23am on November 7, 2012, Satina Scott said…

It was a joy to view and critique your exceptional artwork, Danette.  I'm so glad you found it helpful!

At 12:19pm on February 17, 2012, Suzanne Vadnais Monson said…

Thank you for this kind inquiry Danette! I am honored. I was planning on taking it with me to an art fair and offering it up for $55. If you are interested, I would be happy to make arrangements get it safely packaged and off to you. ; >

At 12:04pm on February 17, 2012, Joni Owens said…

Thank you Dannette, I need and feel all the good wishes, energy, prayers that are coming my way.  I have 3 more treatments over the next 6 weeks and then I'm done. I can't wait.

At 9:47am on May 19, 2011, Suzanne Vadnais Monson said…

Hi Danette. Your animals have so much spirit! Really nice work.

Suzanne

At 12:43am on May 19, 2011, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Danette,

Thank you so much for your kind comments, I truly appreciate it.  I am so happy to have you on board, with your positive energy and joyful spirit.  I enjoyed seeing your portrait art - they are full of personality!

My name is Thai - it's pronounced with a silent 'h' - so it's "tuh-nee-yuh".  My mom is Thai. I'm not sure what the name means, but the story goes: my dad was in the Bangkok airport and saw an ad for toothpaste. The model's name was Thaneeya.  He liked it so he asked someone how to spell it, and here I am! :D

Your name is unique as well - you are the first Danette I've ever met!

Best Wishes,

Thaneeya

At 9:09pm on May 18, 2011, Joni Owens said…
Thanks Danette! I have always had a pretty good imagination (got me in trouble a few times-lol).  I love playing with collage, I guess mainly because it's safe, you can't get it wrong.  Congrats on the upcoming arrival!!!! Do you know what it's going to be? I realized the moment my son and a nurse wheeled Tyler out of the delivery room and we saw him for the first time that I truly did believe in love at first sight.  I love my boys (have 2) but there's nothing in the world like grandchildren.
At 2:43pm on May 18, 2011, Joni Owens said…
I love the animal portraits!!! Beautiful work.
 
 
 

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