Pages…

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I have stated that I’m working in 7 (seven) large (9×11-ish) journals, all at the same time, right?

So, it works out that I finish pages in waves…

(That’s a Rob Thomas song, (Paper Dolls) off his album, The Great Unknown.

Love Rob Thomas music. I’ve seen Matchbox Twenty and Rt solo a couple times, and I LOVE his songwriting and voice. I loves me a good singer/songwriter

This song makes me think of my ex.

This is from The Perks Of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky.

I think of some folks when I read this….

Finished this today, sitting on a bench on Georgia street after lunch…

This is uncharacteristic of me, in that it is so sparse…so severe…

But this bad boy goes out to my last TWO exes.

This is Joan of Arc.

’nuff said?

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Where I paint:

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I have a room full of art supplies, but my art table is in my living room. There is more room out here, I listen to music while I make the art, and the cats are more comfortable out here.

I spent a few hours today, cleaning up just this area:

3.

Hours.

To transform the space to THIS:

Yep.

No difference, you say?

Nah.

Cleaner is cleaner, even if it doesn’t show in the photos…

I’m off to paint in that big stack of books…

Packing for travel

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I’m leaving for the annual PLA (Public Library Association) conference in Philadelphia tomorrow, but as I am sorting the contents of my art bag, I had to finish a couple things…

Its to be snowing in Philly tomorrow and Wednesday.

Please send WARM mojo for my California self…

…meant to do that…

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I most always forget to take photos of what I make, especially during the making, but check this out:

At this point I see many faces in this, but I didn’t stop…

…And, now there are MORE faces…and even B & W is something I don’t even hate…


Hmmm…need to get painty again…

I drew dis…

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I’m having too much fun…

Welcome to my new addiction

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Scribbling is getting fun…

…and, with a little searching, I’m finding photos on Pinterest that AREN’T skinny white women with big lips & eyes…

This weekend, I’m going to start drawing old people…now is when I appreciate the wrinkles…

I’m DRAWING! I’m a DRAWER!

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I took a $15 beginner drawing class on Sunday with my dear friend, Judy….now I can’t stop sketching faces.

From black & white photos off of Pinterest:

With different levels of success:

And they absolutely don’t look like photos…except they DO…

And then sketches of photos of me…yeah, that’s not weird…

…but my Bestie says it looks like me, so…I’m SKETCHIER than ever!!!