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Bluff Park Art Show

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Bluff Park Art Show

Good Friday, because all Fridays are, where I'm concerned. Time is definitely winding down to October 5th. In advertising for the Bluff Park Art Show, I noticed one of my pieces was featured.  Of late, I've been researching and looking at the business side of art, re-acquainting myself with specific artists by watching a lot of YouTube videos and learning, learning and learning some more.   I'm also nearing the video shoot for my work and it's turning out to be interesting, as things can go sometimes but I gotta keep on truckin'.  

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The Show Will Go On

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The Show Will Go On

Two nights ago, I had the worst dream. For some reason,  I didn't make it to my October show and once I arrived, everyone was set up except me. My mom was volunteering and I asked her to call the people in charge to see if I could set up although I was late. She didn't want to. She was shucking and jiving, then finally picked up the phone to ask. They said no. I cried and cried in the dream and had to wake up from it. You see, I haven't shown in awhile. My new work has primarily...

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Work in Progress

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Work in Progress

I'm on a short break before heading back to the studio. So, I've resumed the 40 x 40 piece I started and restarted months ago. It wasn't my plan but I'm progressing and it's working out better. I'm not altogether sure how it fits into the project I'm working toward. I just know it's taking up a great deal of space in my work area and needs to head upstairs to the gallery asap.  On Wednesday,  I'm dropping off a few pieces for the group show at Arts Clayton Gallery. The show will hang from September 1 to 26. I...

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Get on the Dance Floor

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Get on the Dance Floor

Dance Floor No. 2 is (obviously) the second in a series of several pieces of this type. It's actually leading toward the completion of a much larger piece and I've already worked the sketches for it. I believe the woodcut for the larger piece is 40 x 60 inches. Haven't quite figured out if it'll be a layered wood piece or flat.  These dance pieces on canvas boards are somewhat of a playground for me. As I write this, I'm at a birthday party of an aunt, so the music playing is reminiscent of what I listened to in the...

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Winding Down

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Winding Down

Nearing October, I feel as I always do prior to a show. Anxious. Nervous. Somewhat scattered. Not enough inventory. I'm taking a deep breath now and releasing. I've abandoned exercising.  Pretty much. Still eating well, so at least I have that going for myself. Other than this temporary discombulation, I'm fine. Yeah... I must say, I was heartbroken at the news of Toni Morrison's passing. I did a series of portrait sketches last month, during my time in Florida.  Some years ago, I rendered one of Toni Morrison. So. I'm looking at a redo in my new process, hoping I...

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