Thursday, January 8, 2009

Still Progressing

I didn't get into the studio yesterday until afternoon, and I knew that once I started on her face, I would be locked in the studio for awhile. It turned out that I did not get to bed until a quarter after 6 this morning... and I'm obviously still not done. It's a lot farther along now though and I feel good about the direction. The canvas is so large that I had to stand on a stool for the entire time; I'm feeling that today! I think I must be the slowest painter ever. I didn't finish the features or necklace yet, and although I've invested countless hours on the background, it's in the same "nearly but not yet" phase. This work is so tantalizing that it is hard to disengage myself from it to do the things that people have to do in life. What a blessing.

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful. Accomplishing your challenge. I commend your skills, your commitment, and your way with words. Your Joy shows through. artxpress

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  2. Lookin good girlfriend! Fabulous job on the hair!!!!

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  3. Thank you for your very positive comments and I'm glad that the joy was still showing; exhaustion was seeping in there toward dawn and joy got cloudy!

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  4. Much improved. Her expression is more tranquil as if she is beginning to accept whatever was botherinf her in the past.

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  5. That's so funny! What was in her past was not enough paint. There's still more paint coming, too. I'm thinking that I shouldn't post "in-progress" works anymore.

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  6. Keep sure footing & keep focused! k

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  7. She's looking lovely...had to check in and see how it was coming along. Youre totally insane tho! I couldnt concentrate at those kinds of crazy hours. Crazy!
    Lara

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  8. The All-Nighters I totally identify with and am impressed more so when I see your accomplishments. Your fan club "Eagerly Awaits"! Keep FOCUSED, kim carlton!

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