Friday, October 31, 2008

In Fact...

I'm taking the cookies to bed WITH me.

*high fives the moon*


I'm going to eat a chocolate milano cookie and then go upstairs and jump into bed with boy.
If I can't work I may as well get my snuggle on.


I left my art palettes over yonder.

*tears hair out*

All I wanted to do when I woke this morn was paint!

Thursday, October 30, 2008


Even with a break-in and a stressful day, he's still going.

Day 59 for my man.

I bow down.

A drawing a day.


Two guys tried to break into my house yesterday when I was home alone.
I was in the middle of painting.
The show stuff was GOING WELL when my entire day kinda fell apart.
NOW nobody wants me to be here by myself!
So I have to pack all my stuff up and leave with B when he goes to work.
Most most frustrating.
I have everything I need here to be 1) a happy artist 2) a happy pregnant chick.
Now I'm going elsewhere to be all disgruntled.

Why do idiots have to go and ruin everything?
I hope I can get some work done, wherever I end up.

Sunday, October 26, 2008


Paintings to be completed this week.

+ 4 more in this series which I need to make canvases for/compose & draw.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Grrrr. I Love My Pooper

He has taken to napping on my couch during my workday.
So I have taken to working on the floor.

But how can you move something so beautiful?
*boing eyes*

I suspect, in four months when the floor is a little more difficult to conquer, I shall move him with a pinch or a water pistol!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Lester Waters - Awesome Art

So I'm doing blues/jazz musicians right now for my next show.
Whilst looking for a new reference photo of Mississippi John Hurt I stumbled across some AWESOME coffin art by Lester Waters.

I *really* wish I had thought of this.

It's all so awesome.

Click For More Coffins

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Beautiful Commission

Okay, I'm a little stressed because I have zero works for the Starbucks show and a few weeks to pull it together.
I have compositions but no materials yet.
And I just got given a commission. *freaks out*

BUT....this commission is sooooo beautiful.
The idea of it (I'll say more later) makes my heart beat and I just want to run away with it.

So even though I know I really ought to be working on Starbucks, I have to get this new composition started. I just can't wait.

Stress and beauty! Always determined to walk hand-in-hand!

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Yes, But Is It Art

Somebody hung a teabag from our paper towels.
And it wasn't us.

Sunday, October 12, 2008


I wish I had never filed my fangs.
I'm madly in love with Bill and Sookie.

Friday, October 10, 2008


I left seven canvases on the front porch last night.
Of course it's not SUMMER anymore so the morning dew saturated them and they're ALL WET today.

Wanna see my unimpressed face?

Tuesday, October 7, 2008


The eye of a female bowerbird.

Male Bowerbirds (are the shizz)

Male bowerbirds use color to personalize their space and, more importantly, to attract the lady birds into it.

When they're feeling frisky, male bowerbirds build intricately woven nests or bowers to house their prospective mate. To attract the female, the male then uses color to decorate:

These objects — usually strikingly blue in hue — may include hundreds of shells, leaves, flowers, feathers, stones, berries, and even discarded plastic items or pieces of glass. The bird spends hours carefully sorting and arranging his collection, with each object in a specific place; if an object is moved while the bowerbird is away he will put it back in its place.

Sunday, October 5, 2008


I said now the show was up I was going to take a break and do nothing for the weekend.
But I feel like painting.
*eye roll*
So I will start cutting some more wood, I suppose.


You know, this is going to sound goopy and gick.
But I spend a lot of time lately thanking God for my husband.
Really, I'll be sitting on the couch and I'll get a burst of joy and I'll silently thank all the powers above.
Because I love him, so so much.
And I couldn't imagine my life without him, for *one* second.

I can't believe how lucky I am.
If the whole world falls down I'll be perfectly long as he's in my heart.

No Photos!

I didn't take any photos of my paintings when they were done! Or any photos at the show last night.
I took a couple pre-event but they don't look very snazzy. And I missed a couple of walls.
I'm hoping my friends that were there with cameras will email me some from mid-show.

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Show Fabulous

Nice venue.
Great turn out.
Sold two large pieces.
Have interest in two smaller pieces.
Got to see old friends.
Had my AMAZING (swear to God) husband play an AWESOME one man show (he's so good he's ridiculous)

Show fabulous.

Artist tired.

I go to bed now?
*rabbit nose*

Thursday, October 2, 2008


I just found out one of our friends is blowing off an Andrew Peterson concert (he's an Andrew nut, too) to come to my show.

*ridiculously* honoured right now.