Friday, July 11, 2014
WHAT'S GOING ON
I have been remiss in not posting more often but
i just really haven't had time.
I've been painting a lot, getting ready for the retro Challenge show.
To see all Retro paintings so far, click HERE.
This painting is #89, "TAOS CASITA."
I'm also working on a large 30x30" painting for
Weems Gallery's upcoming one day $285 show.
It's on Saturday, July 19, and everything in the show
is $285 or less.
I figured painting a sunset would be the easiest to do
and I love the colors in this one.
I finally had time to run by and take pictures of my favorite field.
There is a gorgeous background of the Sandia mountains.
I went a little late in the day so the lighting is not great,
but I have never seen the field this green.
And the clouds were perfection.
One of the reasons I haven't posted so much is because of my granddaughter.
Man, I love this girl.
She just had surgery to repair her cleft lip and this is about a week after surgery
when her stitches came out.
She's not very smiley yet, because I think her mouth is still sore.
They also repaired part of her palette inside and I think that is sore too.
She has her next surgery to repair the palette inside her mouth in October.
I have my Retro show September 26 and Weems Artfest on November 13. 14, 15, and 16.
If I don't have any paintings for the Artfest show,
I hope you will still come by and say hi - just kidding (I hope).
I managed to get out to Corrales for about five minutes last week to take photos of
my favorite cornfield.
I also ran across this chile field at irrigation time.
Love this photo.
I can't wait to take more pics when the chile is higher and ready to harvest.
Here is a photo of the cornfield, it still looks really awesome,
especially with the mountains in the background.
hollyhocks in my neighborhood on the same day
Well, I have lots of ideas rolling around in my head right now:
- finishing up the Retro show small paintings
- painting 50 ornaments for same show
- painting 20 large paintings for same show
- painting for Weems Artfest
- Sawyer's surgery in a couple of months
- knee replacement surgery in January and again in late April
- getting back to daily paintings for sale
- painting figures
- a new direction with plein air painting
- finding a little truck to facilitate my plein air adventures
- looking for a little house in Taos
- more date nights with my husband
- teaching some workshops
- starting a women's art group
And that's just the tip of the iceberg!
Please hang in there with me and if I'm not posting that often,
it's because life is calling!