Lisa Mertins’ Life Illustrated » LA County Fair

Should Have Followed My Gut!

Here’s a mixed-media piece I did for the Healdsburg show. I tried to imagine a fun wine label but in the frantic last hours before packing up, this one got left behind. The worst part is, a woman at the LA County Fair who watched me create this with two little girls in rapt attention […]

Fair again!

This is the fourth year I’ve been lucky enough to be invited to the LA County Fair to demonstrate printmaking.

Illustrated monoprints

Here’s something I’ve been working on for the upcoming LA County Fair where I’ll be demonstrating printmaking with my friends Denise Kraemer and Jesus Cruz. I think these will also be studies for some up coming paintings…we’ll see.

This month, all’s FAIR!!

“Out of the chaos, more chaos” (in case the women who saw it at the fair yesterday happen to look here) Yep, it’s carny time again. I’m demonstrating printmaking at the LA County Fair along with Denise and Jesus. The first year, I was skeptical. By year three, I am giddy with excitement over it! […]