Our Saturday started off in a very festive way…and of course, since I live in Indiana, with sprinkles. The Indianapolis Museum of Art held a volunteer appreciation brunch to thank all of their volunteers. It was fun with great food (have you ever had cherry stuffed french toast with ginger orange syrup? Yumm-O!) and we sat a table with dog lovers so we had a great time swapping stories.
I worked on a painting off and on all day yesterday but had a total failure. I used my 6″ X 6″ block of Fluid paper like I usually do with lots of water and wet-in-wet work. I had also used some masking fluid and when I removed it it pulled up the surface of the paper in BIG sections. I have had this happen twice before in small sections and have been able to fix it but not this time. Anyway, I will continue to experiment.
Next week I am entering my first competitive show for the year. It is at the Southside Art League of Indianapolis (SALI). I am entering a painting I completed last summer called Sun Dappled Geraniums. I always like to support the organizations I belong to by entering their shows even if I’m outclassed by the serious professional artists in the group. I love any feedback I get and sorry for the blurry photo!