Monday, January 28, 2008

This weeks piece


Well, lots of studio clear and clean is getting done and in the process.... some old works have been unearthed and I'm working on finishing them. That's what this week's piece is, a doll I started probably 5 years ago. Here she is... I haven't named her... suggestions?

Monday, January 21, 2008

This week's work of art


The top photo is my work of art... a bit out of focus and no I'm not serious, it's not a major work of art but it's what got done this week.... I love old boxes and had these sitting around not really doing anything in my studio and I needed more shelf space so I built this little bookcase to put next to my chair. It holds what I'm currently reading or working with. The real accomplishment is the reorganization of my studio space. In addition to painting I make jewelry out of odds and ends of left over fabric... another of my passions... it took a lot of sorting but it's finally organized and labeled so it will be much easier to work. I'm not done but it's a major step forward.

Friday, January 18, 2008

I finally decided the only way to start a blog was to just do it. My challenge is going to be to complete at least one work of art every week. One thing that I have determined... I can't really call it a goal but it may help me to move forward... I'm going to accept the fact that I am interested in and do a lot of different things from watercolor painting to fiber arts. For years I beat myself up about that thinking I just need to focus on one thing... remembering my grandmother saying "jack of all trades, master of none." So be it... I'll do the best I can do on whatever piece I'm working on in whatever medium it happens to be.