Greetings,Today I am up early on a Monday (well I wake up early everyday), but today there is a special purpose. The studio (Artisans of the Gap) is open today for what we are calling a soft opening. These will be our hours for the rest of the month Monday through Wednesday 10-3pm. Then, beginning in … Continue reading Today is our soft opening….
Finally,I have uploaded images of the art quilts I have made, and I am hoping for some feedback. (yes, consider this a hint)The time seems to be flying lately, and considering that this time of the year is usually pretty bad for me, I am very excited about that. We are into January and … Continue reading
step oneTonight I began a new painting. One that is not for someone else, or one that must be completed in one evening. This painting is my first as I step back into painting AFTER finishing "My View". There have been so many other details to contend with while preparing for the show and taking … Continue reading “Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.”
Morning,As I sit here early this Saturday morning pondering the day, I realize that I am on another countdown. Time is drawing near for the art show. Holy Crap! Why the exclamation you ask, and I will reply, that is easy to answer: If you are still following the blog and the progress you … Continue reading Two Weeks Away…
Monday.I have been working on Day 365 for several weeks now in hopes of creating an exciting and detailed final piece of art. There are many layers to most of my abstract expression pieces and rarely would I be able to finish one in one day. Tonight's piece is the result of a different type of … Continue reading Day 364
8 x 10 oilsWednesday.I know I owe you a blog entry.I will get one up here soon....To Amy on day 351 art. I looked up the exhibition (I did not know about it--until today). Thanks for telling me. Thanks for commenting too!Nite,Valerie
8x10 oils on canvasSomeone once told me that an artist should pick a genre and then produce produce produce. I agree, with the produce produce produce theory. Which is why I am in the middle of this project. As much as I understand the purpose and concept, it just is not me. Certain aspects reoccur in … Continue reading Day 140 …..pick something and stick to it? no way!