Kristen Margiotta - Illustration and Painting The whimsical world of Kristen Margiotta

“Homecoming”-painting process

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a blog post! I’ve been pretty busy the past months prepping for projects, my showing at the NY Empire State Tattoo Expo this past July (blog on that coming soon), and upcoming events for the fall. To celebrate…

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Behind the Scenes: Painted Prosthetic Project

Gu   What is the Painted Prosthetic Project? It’s a project, on it’s way to becoming a non profit organization, who recruited artists to paint prosthetic legs. The legs will go up for auction in early 2017, and all proceeds donated to Warriors Pathfinder. The…

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Behind the Scenes: Gustav Gloom Cover Illustration Process ( book #6)

Hi Everyone and Happy October! Thanks for stopping by to visit today’s blog featuring the cover process for Gustav Gloom and the Castle of Fear, book 6 in the series by Adam-Troy Castro / Grosset & Dunlap / Penguin Random House. The book was released…

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Behind the Scenes: Gustav Gloom (book #6)

  Hi Everyone! Thanks for checking out my blog today! With the upcoming release of Gustav Gloom and the Castle of Fear (book #6), the final book in the series, I wanted to share some behind the scenes of the illustration work I did for…

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Self Portrait Painting (June 2016)

Hello friends! This is my first blog showing the process of one of my self portraits. I don’t know why I haven’t posted a blog on this yet! Painting realistically is very different from my fine art and illustration work, but I still love the…

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MARGIOTTA / DURKAN Exhibition Opening 6/3/16 / Wilmington, DE

  Hi Everyone! Had a truly amazing evening last Friday at my opening with Ellen Durkan at Chris White Gallery in Wilmington, DE! Sincere thanks to everyone who made it to the opening, and special thanks to those individuals who traveled from far distances to…

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Pulling Punches EP Cover “The Old Colors are Dead”

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve done a blog, so I thought I’d jump start the first blog of the new year showing my painting process for newly released EP by one of my favorite bands, Pulling Punches, titled, “The Old Colors are…

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Private Art Lessons Delaware

Greetings friends! Many of you know that I am an illustrator and also a painter, but you may not know I also instruct art, and have for the past ten years. I currently instruct classes for various ages at Center for the Creative Arts located…

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Gustav Gloom and the Inn of Shadows Cover Process

Hi Everyone! Today’s blog features the illustration process for the Gustav Gloom and the Inn of Shadows book cover. This is the 5th book in this fantastic series written by Adam-Troy Castro, published through Grosset and Dunlap / PenguinĀ  Random House. Many times, we pick…

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Oddball Art Hall

Oddball Art Hall is a monthly art event, started in September 2014, hosted by myself, and Pat Higgins at the Oddity Bar in Wilmington, Delaware. Always the 3rd Thursday of each month. (Day may be changing soon, check the page for updates!) Ages 21 +…

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