Yep, it's what we call the Dog Days. While the world outside bakes to a nice golden brown, I'm in the studio gearing up for Fall 2015 ...and beyond.
Ah, the pleasure of that first underpainting. Sometimes I don't want to cover it up.
Black-Eye Susan and Shrinking Violet, acrylic on panel, 5x5 inches each (9x9 framed).
Save the Date!
Wyld Flowerz, an exhibition of new abstractions, will open at STASH in downtown Norman, OK on Friday 9 October 2015. More details to follow.
Here's a different view of that underpainting, a few layers later.
I'm pleased to share the news that my relationship with Cerulean Gallery in Amarillo, Texas will continue into 2016. More news as the situation develops.
I've been sewing quite a bit. I've begun volunteering with the Community First! Quilters, a connection made through the Austin chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild. These are my variation on the traditional flying geese quilt block - I call them flying bats. We see those here from time to time.
This will be Tough Cookie. Right now she's only half-baked.
I do get out sometimes, and go places like the Red Room Lounge.
I do make dinner sometimes, like this caprese salad with marinated zucchini.