Art Show! Me! Mojo!

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OK, so Art on Main has an annual Community Art Show for ages 2-whenever. Sliding in under the deadline, Mojo and I both brought 2 pictures down for the show. I matted “Unexpected”, and framed three of the WeatherWomen together. Mo has “Flower Shooter” and “Sunshine”, in mixed media and marker, respectively. (Mixed would be “marker plus stickers”.)

I’m just tickled that we did this. I’ve been wanting to get enough prepped that I could call ’round and arrange to hang stuff in coffee shops, and I’ve not done it yet, but now at least here are two things ready. (Unless they sell, although I grant that’s unlikely, as I took someone’s advice to “price it so you won’t miss it when it’s gone”.)

Reception: April 16th, Friday, 5-7 p.m.


Unexpected
        
WeatherWomen

“Birthday Dancer”

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"Birthday Dancer" copyright © 2008 Kirsten Talmage
Birthday Dancer

Another birthday illustration that never made it to the birthday…

Watercolors and ink on sketch paper — the thing about it is I keep working on paper that’s too small. It’s not that I intend that the illustration be too big for the paper, see, it just keeps happening.

I’ve gotta sketch in the sketchbook and move to using the projector or something. It’s was more fun painting on heavier paper (bristol or cold press are working for me these days).

Anyway, I like stuff about this, and am not so impressed with other stuff, and maybe this’ll be the root for something better someday. I have this idea, see, and a projector, and it’s already sketched out, but if it were bigger I could do this other stuff, see…

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