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I'm Holley.

Welcome to my blog. I document my adventures in travel, art, music, design, decor, and entertainment.

Free Desktop Art // No. 3 - "Be Brazen"

Free Desktop Art // No. 3 - "Be Brazen"

I'm always looking to change up my desktop background. I get sick of staring at one thing all day long, and find that my eyeballs need a break after a couple months or so. I was searching the interwebs recently for a nice abstract painting that I could fall in love with and stare at for ages, and I came across the work of Laurie Close. I loved this particular painting so much, that I reached out to her and asked for high-res scans of her work so that I could share some free desktop wallpapers with you all.

Laurie is a painter and art educator from the Bay Area of California, and she works mainly with gouache, acrylic, and oil paints. I love how bright and energetic her paintings are, but they're also simple and geometric enough that they don't make me feel "flustered," if that makes sense. I adore her work, so I added some text ("Get Out There And Be Brazen," a phrase that popped into my mind while perusing Laurie's artwork) and I slapped it on my laptop.

You can download 4 different sizes of this desktop wallpaper for free below, and if you want to learn more about Laurie Close, check out her Etsy shop, website, and Instagram.

Playlists No. 2 // TCOB . Six O'Clock

Playlists No. 2 // TCOB . Six O'Clock

Show Announcement // WORLDWIDE Live-Streaming Concert Straight From My Apartment

Show Announcement // WORLDWIDE Live-Streaming Concert Straight From My Apartment