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We Need To Pray Just To Make It Today

Friday, July 31, 2009

More fun with our new camera!

Oh fine, now he's all shy. When he was smaller and lived on my arugula plant, he was all rebellious and angry and charging me. No, really, he would run up the tallest stem at me, flashing gang signs, makin' all kinds of threats. Jerk. I made Colin take him somewhere far, far away.

But now he's back, and he brought a friend, and the friend lives in our cypress tree, and this guy lives in our plumeria tree and now he runs in the opposite direction because clearly he's a little camera shy in his adult years. Who's chasin' who now, buddy?? Yeah. That's right.

So we have a truce. He doesn't charge me, and in return, I let him stay there and eat bugs. (Which works out nicely, because the truth is, he really scares the crap out of me.)

We got a fancy new camera.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

So... I've been taking pictures of things. Mostly things on our patio.

But how's this for texture?



The Interim

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Just swinging by to post something anything while I'm wrapping up some actual work to show you.

Get this: I've painted 3,970 dots in the last 2 weeks. Yes, that's accurate, and yes, I counted. More later.

A glimpse of something else:

Oh, also, check out this awesome feature Connie at Dirty Footprints Studio did of me! :oD



Saturday, July 11, 2009

I was struck with an idea on how to make ACEOs more like my original paintings (without taking a ridiculous amount of time) and it worked!! :o) I'm happy.

So... these now have beach sand, which is cool. Also, I used heavier phosphorescent pigments, so they will glow brighter than you can believe. Glass too, so they sparkle!

I have 4 more that I'm still working on.

I also have 5 tealish aqua turquoise paintings that are in process. Yes, 5. I'm not quite sure how that happened, I don't normally spread out a color obsession over so many separate pieces at one time. I think it's because I'm almost done with an Orange custom painting that's 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide, and I needed to color an equal amount of "space" with an opposing paint color.

I think I'm about to start a big, bright, purple painting. Wouldn't that be rad?