Monday, November 30, 2009
"Elfvis" was painted late last night while the idea danced around in my head with a bunch of sugar plums. Just wanted to get something painted and now this is only a quickie study, I need to really spend some time and make him presentable for greeting cards. But I thought it was a jolly good start! And wanted to share with you all.
Sunday, November 22, 2009
And I am going all out (for me) on Christmas decor this year!!! I got one of those deer that is all lights and moves his head...and lighted wreaths in my front windows. And I am making all kinds of Christmas garlands and decor for my home...trying to be cozy and warm in the midst of life's struggles and loss. Wine helps, too... or egg nog..love that potion...wait for it every November...add my touches...nothing like it on a chilly night and cozying up with a good book and candles in the fireplace...The next chapter is calling me........
Saturday, November 21, 2009
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Monday, November 16, 2009
He said, "My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all.
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
When I was living in Pittsburgh, Pa, and working as a sculptor, he would call me every morning with the weather and to be careful, bla, bla, bla! I had to get up at 4:30 am and he was always up reading and the phone would ring. Sometimes he would tell me not to go to the gym after work, cause it was going to snow or get really icy. A couple of times I would go to the gym on those days and when I would get home that evening, he would have messages on my answering machine and I would call him and he would let me have it....even though I was in my thirties!
I sure do miss those calls. And him. My gentleman father. I celebrate you, Daddy!
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Thursday, November 5, 2009
"Friends are the sunshine of life."
"The best mirror is an old friend."
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
This is my oil wash of base color...love my oils and turp!
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
I am starting a landscape this week and it is due in one week, then we are free to paint whatever we want for our final....hummmmm.