Wednesday, April 21, 2010
I will say it was a lot of fun doing it, but wow was it a lot of WORK. And stinky! I apologize to the person who opened the FedEx box on April 7th - I used some powerful adhesives to keep all those cans together!
Dipsydoodle's blog! Dipsy & I have spent a lot of time making gorgeous crafty goodies for the chicks who are coming - last count was 50 people! We will be doing this 4 times a year - next one will be in July and I hope we get even more women next time.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Speaking of cans, I've been selected to submit some art for the Together We Can art show by Friskies & Fancy Feast - making art from cans. Cat food cans, of course! They are everywhere in the house. I teased the Deacon that we would all have to eat cat food for awhile - I don't know if he really believed me, but Mrs. Deacon has been cooking a lot lately - hmmmm.
Well it's Holy Week, I'm tired and ready for bed! I'll leave with a couple ATCs I made for Katilady's Virgin Mary Swap last year. Hand drawn; prismacolors on watercolor paper.
First, a few things I need to say...to the women with children I see on the bus in the evening, wow. I'm so impressed. I could never do what you do! I can't imagine getting home at 7:00 pm with two or three children and still having to cook dinner, give baths, say prayers, etc. Sheesh!
To the Methuselah's dad who I helped over a snow drift - how do you keep going day after day? I hope when I am that old I do not have to take a stupid bus!
And finally, to the men who are as tired and worn out as I am after a hard day's work who give me their seat just because I am a girl - THANK YOU! I am happy to leave equality behind when I am tired. And I always appreciate a kind gesture. Thank you so much!
At any rate, you ask, have I at least been creating? Of course, although not as much as you'd think...but that is changing! Here's a few of the latest swaps I've done - I dropped out of a few, too depressed some days, too lazy and I did have a lot of moving around of my art space in the last year.
Katilady's Queerious Swap:
There's alcohol inks on transparencies, book scraps, paint, paper, the whole works! Lots of fun!
RobbyGirl's Cheshire Cats - Get Your Grin On swap
Now that's enough to wet your whistles for now, okay? Rest assured I will be blogging regularly now. I'm through hiding. Great changes are coming - I'll talk about that tomorrow.
Sunday, May 10, 2009
Obviously I never finished the Soul Journal - I might get back to that soon. You know, you'd think I'd be creating like mad with all this free time, right? Au contraire! First of all, I was going to have a roommate, so with the help of many, my art studio got packed up, orgainzed and started to move to the garage. Then potential roomie moved all her stuff in, went to visit her mother and I haven't seen her since. We've texted a few times and she got salty with me when I suggested she get her stuff outta the house - including the two lizards. I worry about those dumb reptiles every day, her boyfriend occasionally comes and gives them water and crickets, but I am too scared of them to give them anything and I'm terrified I'm gonna look in there one day and have dead lizards in there. Ugggh. so all my art supplies are spread all throughout the living room and I realized halfway through that the garage is too hot for most of my supplies except maybe colored pencils and beads. Everything else will mold in this humidity! Onto plan B - I'll tell ya about that tomorrow.
What else? Hmmm. Had a boyfriend, let him move in. Dumb mistake. Suffice it to say that said boyfriend ate like a sumo wrestler and did play a lot of playstation, but mostly annoyed me. Isn't that awful? When he finally left, I felt nothing but relief. No crying, no nothing...just peace!
Okay - art - have I done ANY? Well yeah! Lots! Right now I'm hosting a swap on AFA called Six Word Memoirs - it's a chunky swap and the point is to tell part of your life story in six words. So here's a few I've done - one completed, one completed except for the chunky goodness and one started...enjoy!
Good Sex Is Worth The Drama
Scary Childhood, Nervous Adulthood, Finally Free
My Mind Is Full Of Art
Of course, the 12-year-old boy in me sees it now as My Mind is Full o Fart - and now you will too! Har.
Okay I will stop for now. Blogger is getting ready for a scheduled outage and I have so much art
to share, it's amazing. But don't want to like overwhelm everyone and all - grin.
Hugs and kisses to everyone! Life really is divine...
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Then some digital cards with transparancies - wow I love those! Of course, these also were for a swap on AFA.
I really enjoyed these! Transparencies RULE.
Enough for now - hugs all around! And if you get a chance, check out my girl katilady's blog - it kicks ass! As does she. I now own 4 atcs of hers - I am a lucky duck. She's very deep (unlike me) but still a lot of fun - like she's not a dorky loser or anything. And sexy, too! So enjoy!
Friday, August 15, 2008
It was suggested to me that she looks preggers, and perhaps if she wasn't such a boozy slut, she'd know who the father pickle was - I'm not sure how this all came through in an ATC! All I have to say is - "don't hate, man!." Pickles need love too and maybe she's just ummm chubby. I know in my case an unfortunate clothing choice can make people ask "when's your baby due?" although as I get older that happens less and less! Good thing, too, that sure embarrasses a person - not me, because hey I know I'm a chubette. It's all good.
Thanks to all my fellow Soul Journalers for leaving nice comments - I read all of them even though I was busy at work and all and no time to respond. I treasure every comment I receive! So here I go, back to the art grind, if you can call it that!