The sky offers thick, grey clouds and a drizzle of impending fall this morning which delights me! I’m eager to wear sweaters and sip hot tea on my front porch.
I’ve hit 100 faces for the month of September, which means I only have 200 left to go! I don’t want to totally flood my blog with faces, so will only post my favorites here. The collection can be viewed in its entirety on my Facebook Art Page or my Flickr Stream. Just click the links and find the albums designated to my 1,000 Faces.
The gracious people of WAAS Gallery are putting on the AF Pop Up Show with several of their resident artists as well as some select few from the community. I am lucky to be one of them! I will have two of my larger pieces, Demeter and Oracle, in this show!
This spring is fulfilling all promises of being full of wonderful storms, sprouts, friends and great goings-on! I’ll be displaying some art, possibly live painting, at this album release party. Needless to say, April 12 will be a wonderfully fulfilling day!
The Cedars Open Studio Tour was a lot of fun! My boyfriend and I managed to make it to most of the stops during the day before we had to pack up his drums and set up for his new band’s performance at the after party. The weather was perfect, as was the evening. We were able to set up and hang out until performance time.
We also went to The Chestnut Tree in Denton, Texas to visit my painting, Somber Thoughts. It will be only display there until January.
We enjoyed lunch: a caprese and chicken salad sandwich. I was delighted to learn they sold Dude, Sweet Chocolates and nabbed a couple of those at the end of our meal.
I think the pale green walls suit her quite nicely!
The three pieces above were my contribution to thegallery8680’s Me, Myself and I show last week. The opening reception was a lot of fun; there was a great turn out, I was able to hang out with friends and family, I met some cool new people.
Not only was the opening great: the artseen Frisco studio tour was great, as well! My fellow and I visited almost all of the studios/artists on the tour and purchased a few pieces to add to our collection. Now all I have to do is prep them for hanging and find space on our walls!
I have a feeling things will settle down some next month. Hopefully they do but not so much so they become boring!
This Thursday I am participating in the Day of the Dead Show at Essensuals London at The Shops at Legacy. I’ve long enjoyed the imagery and history behind Dia De Los Muertos and am very excited to participate in this show! I still need to put together a tutorial for making those cute little beaded skulls I’ve made. I should get to that soon. I promise!
I did a total of 8 Dia ladies, so be sure to check out the rest on my flickr. As you can see: I still need to come up with names for them.
Amidst preparation for the two shows in which I am participating this month I took an afternoon to do a photoshoot with some friends. It was a perfect day: overcast with diffuse light, perfect temperature and just enough of a breeze to keep us feeling refreshed.
Farah has recently developed an interest in modeling, and in order to do so, needs to assemble a portfolio. Patricia and I were happy to help: I’m a hobbyist photographer always looking to further my experience and diversify my body of work and Patricia is working on becoming a full-time makeup artist.
This is the first photoshoot I’ve ever done; most of my photography work is of plants or events, so I was really grateful for the opportunity to have a good at photographing a model. Farah, Patricia and I had great chemistry and spent the few hours together laughing and chatting. I look forward to working with both of them in the future.