Howdy Pandas! My identify is Brent Estabrook, I reside in Los Angeles, and I gave up my 9-5 job to do what I really like: ART!
All my artwork inspiration comes from my pursuit of pleasure and happiness. I’ve discovered life doing what you’re keen on will ceaselessly propel you positively ahead. I typically get requested why I paint stuffed animals and there are numerous causes, one of the vital is to deliver individuals again to the state of childhood when the pursuit of goals and passions had been inspired. Sooner or later in our lives, society tries to persuade us to get a “good” job, save for retirement, after which at 60 you’ll be able to go have enjoyable… Screw that!.. I’m going to do what I really like now! And I’d encourage others to do the identical.
Luckily or sadly, I don’t know how lengthy every portray takes. Hours really feel like minutes and I hardly ever know what day it’s, I see this as a superb factor. If I needed to give some exhausting numbers, I’d say 200-300 hrs for the extra advanced work.
Once more, there are numerous causes I take pleasure in portray stuffed animals and, for what I hope will not be too egocentric of a cause, I do know I can join with individuals of all ages and assist encourage them to pursue their passions. I notice that full dedication to your goals and passions aren’t all the time attainable nonetheless I’d encourage everyone to take a while out of their day, take into consideration what makes them glad, after which begin taking steps, irrespective of how massive or small, in direction of a happier life!
My Twelve Homies
The latest portray in progress… It’s an ode to my favourite inventive device… colour! This portray represents each major, secondary and tertiary colour on the colorwheel.
Certainly one of my private favorites! Additionally my favourite colour mixture.
The piece that basically began my lifetime of portray all day, daily.
Ponder a.okay.a !
I’ve all the time been fascinated by the pointillism grasp, George Seurat so I wished to do pointillism… however to the furry excessive!
If You Can Dream It
“Uniquely Particular” within the studio
Heat & Fuzzy
My glad place! Inside my studio in DTLA
I spend right here 99.9% of my life… Properly, not that a lot however fairly shut.