Thursday, October 28, 2010

Sugar Skulls

Countdown to Halloween over here in Avondale Estates where it is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year! All the lawn decorations, ghosted signs, spirit awards, and then on hallow's eve, some of the greatest scary houses you can find! So inspired by sugar skulls, I created these 3"x 3" blocks that can be hung or just displayed on a shelf. They are very shimmery with the use of bronze acrylics and finished with a triple thick gloss finish. BOO!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

for keeps-mixed media on wood

With only 2 days to go before AutumnFest, there were a few more pieces I wanted to crank out beforehand. This being one example that is a recurring theme in my pieces, combining woodland themes and fairytale-like stories. I was thinking of doing more abstract imagery for this show, but the illustrator in me keeps wanting to have a story to paint about! Well, for now I've got a few of these small works on wood to get that out of my system. And now off to organize and get my display ready for setup tomorrow!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Finally feeling it

That long, hot summer is finally behind us, phew! Who thought I'd be saying that in October? And since we've had a few weeks of cooler weather, it's easy to quickly forget how hot it was just a short time ago. This little 4x6 watercolor piece is part of a season series and is a reminder of those long summer days I don't miss right now, but will surely long for come January.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Rag Ribbon Rainbow

Finally finished with all the inventory for the Rag, Ribbon Rainbow show coming up this weekend in Buckhead. There are over a 100 of my items catalogued for this show! Now, for the first time, there will be a series of 4" x 6" original watercolors available at this event. I've scanned almost all of them for reproductions and will be available on my Etsy site after the show, but the originals will be on sale at this event only!

The meet the artist gala event will be Friday, October 15 at 7 pm at 696 Mountain Dr., NE Atlanta GA, 30342. (just off Wieuca Rd not far from Peachtree Rd.) The show is October 14-16. Check out the link above for hours and directions!

And, the final two watercolors, Virtue and Desire, finished just tonight for drop-off tomorrow-the paint is still wet and leaving marks on my scanner glass!

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

lil' camper

I've been working on a series of 4"x6" watercolors that will be sold at Rag, Ribbon, Rainbow the weekend of October 16th. The theme is loosely based on my "woodland dreams" concept, basically anything that has to do with nature, forests, small wildlife and wonders or those nostalgic memories of camping as a kid, campfires, etc. I need to deliver my work on Oct. 11, so I'll try to scan as many as I can before they get sent off! Here's a recent one, titled "lil' camper".
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