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Friday, November 26, 2010

When The Rain Comes

More art journal work. The girl is an illustration by Kat Macleod. I LOVE her work. I want to draw figures like that when I grow up!  ;)  I cut and pasted her in. Then gave her a colorful umbrella, raindrops and background. I wasn't really sad when I put the page together; it must have been all the rain we've been getting over the past few days. I was in more of a laid back, funky, colorful mood!  ;)

I have tons of  fabric in my studio and sometimes I'll incorporate some in my art. But for my journal work I usually just make a copy of it and paste it in. I found this tie-dye looking piece that was kind of cool so I copied it and used it here. I thought it suited the girl pretty well. ;)

I'm trying to get organized in my studio again (still?). That's an ongoing project that never really lasts for long. Things tend to get scattered and piles accumulate when I'm painting. Right now it's hazardous to even walk in there.  :(  So I have to force myself to go through the piles and set things in some kind of order so I can get back to work. I've never been a neat, tidy, organized person and this late in life I'm not going to change. But I do need to take a breather now and then to at least clear a walkable path through the chaos. I think it's hard for me to concentrate on other projects when I know the studio is in shambles. It's always nagging at me in the back of my mind... strange but that's how it is!

Still working on some special projects for special friends. I'm a bit slow in my progress but I'll get there. I'm having a quiet holiday weekend but that's the way I like it. I hope you all are enjoying yours as well!

6 comments:

David Waters said...

beautiful, enchanting work as always my friend...talent must just seep from your every pore.

Hugs:)

Pam Tucker said...

David: Ah, too kind, as always. But thank you, just the same. ;) Big Hug to you for that one!

Junibears said...

I love this picture Pam. There's just something about the whole thing I find enchanting. perhaps the little lady adds ti it.
Love xx

Pam Tucker said...

June: Thank you! I loved her when I saw her. She does draw you in.

William said...

I'm quite sure you can draw a figure like that already! You've drawn so many wonderful head shots already. I really like the colors you used in this one. We always think of blue for rain, but your red, green and gold work beautifully.

Pam Tucker said...

Bill! Thank you for your confidence in my drawing ability. I'm getting there. ;) Yes, I thought a little colorful rain would be a nice change!