Nothing like a pending deadline to motivate an artist!

16 May
Fushia Delight

I am so excited to be participating in the Kings County Studio Tour this June 9th and 10th – http://www.studiotour-nb.com/  .  This means, of course, I have to be prepared.  Now I have been painting for quite awhile getting ready for a solo exhibit “Full Spectrum” to be hung at the Imperial Theatre the end of August this year.  So I have a lot of really large paintings completed for this.  The gap I have is for smaller pieces.

So what does any artist operating under self imposed deadlines do? Why I checked my framing inventory and, this time wrote the sizes down and went searching for subjects that would be fun to paint and coordinate with my three burgundy frames and two gold ones.

Two Beez

So far so good, I have two completed and the others are lightly drawn out.  There are more petunias, a different variety, pretty lillies (I have no idea which variety) and apple blossoms.  I will be ready for any color other than pink.  Oh, by the way, I have a large painting in progress – pretty pink peonies under way as well.  More to follow on this one -just likely not too soon!

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One Response to “Nothing like a pending deadline to motivate an artist!”

  1. foodess May 18, 2011 at 4:00 pm #

    You're on fire! Love the bees!

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