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.