I have been in a real painting slump. This painting was posted to Instagram almost two weeks ago and I haven't painted since then. I don't have any ideas or any drive to paint. It's a real block. In the meantime, I've been doing some homey creative things like making pillows , embroidering pillow cases and gardening. We're going on a small vacation in a week so maybe I'll get charged up again.This is a big painting- 32x32 with lots of texture and felt dots. I really enjoyed working on it and am thinking of doing another version in gray and chrome yellow.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
These flowers were from the farmers market in Ft Myers. I'm not crazy about how this turned out. Not really finished but I can't work it any more. Needed to get over it so I can move on.
Spent several hours over the weekend shoveling two yards of orange gravel into my landscape. You can only work outside here from 8:30 to about 11 am. It gets so hot. And drink tons of water. I've moved a lot of gravel for landscapes in my life. Lets just say the shovel loads are getting smaller and I used a little garden cart instead of a cement wheelbarrow. But, the job is done. I do love a good garden project.