Welcome to the online studio of Artist/Illustrator Kristi Bridgeman. Born and raised on the West Coast, Kristi now resides and paints out of her home based studio at the edge of a rainforest in Saanich on Vancouver Island. Kristi's distinctive sepia palette evolved after searching for earth friendly mediums. The sepia ink, quill pens and warm glowing lines echo her coastal environment.... (continued below)
Kristi's work is influenced by her Metis ancestry, Eastern Mandala artists, the Impressionists and Victorian Childrens book Illustrators. She enjoys broad subject and media: from children's illustration, environmental posters, and metis beadwork design to salvaged paper collage, fine art canvas' or mandalas. Although Kristi is known for her ink and quill pen and expressionist canvas works, if left to her own devices, she would be tempted to dabble morning to night in every medium known to mankind. Enjoy!