I know I haven’t posted in awhile, and perhaps I should change the title, as has been suggested, but I do really hope to be back to “Almost Daily” soon. Life has been busy…I’ve been creating…a lot! Just trying to find my direction, which has changed since I started this blog. So thanks for your patience!
Here’s a few aceos I did for ebay today. I had kind of an aimless day, I suppose. One could call it “art avoidance”… I have a large painting I am about to attempt for my show at the gallery in April, and I’m putting it off. I guess I’m intimidated by its size, or that it’s more complicated…I don’t know. I’m just putting it off. Which isn’t good. Because I need to have about four more paintings in about six more days. I guess I just work better under pressure:)
Anyways, these little guys were fun, and maybe I’ll make a few bucks. So bid now!:)
This is one of the ACEO’s I sold last week on ebay.
Check out my new listings on Tuesday night. I should have a bunch more.
I enjoy doing these little paintings. I can get the great feeling of accomplishment that comes with finishing a painting, but in an hour instead of a week. It’s a nice break sometimes, and they sell like hotcakes, too. It’s a nice way to make a few extra bucks every week.
Hmmm…much to contemplate these days. I’m not sleeping well, thinking too much…too internal. I feel like walking, running, writing, reading, but not painting. Is that a normal artist thing? Am I just avoiding work? LOL! I’m having a hard time focusing on painting, but, I’m still able to churn out these little babies because they only take an hour. That’s about as long as I can focus on one thing, and even then, I’m finding myself getting up twenty times, to look in the fridge, the cupboard, the drawers, only to go sit back down at the easel, empty-handed, because I’m not really looking for food. It would probably only take half-an-hour if I didn’t get up so often:)
I did finish the 18 x 24 for Inside Barkerville…I think…maybe. There’s still something bothering me about it, but I’m not sure what it is yet.
Anyways, I love the look in this cat’s eye, and I also love the way I did the red background. It really brings it to life…I think it does anyways. (Thanks a bunch to the copyright free WetCanvas photo library for the reference photo!)
Just a quick post tonight. I’m busy and tired. I painted three aceo’s today, cleaned house, played with my kids at the park, cooked dinner, gave the kids a bath, put them to bed, folded three loads of laundry, and now it’s time to get to work on my Barkerville paintings.
But, I’m painting:) Who could ask for more?