Which much of the day was spent in the studio cranking out items to sell on Sunday, I also managed to improve my swimming a bit, leave my ATM card in an ATM, listen to a whole book, run some errands, receive several much-anticipated deliveries, and generally “enjoy” that sense of having WAY too much to do, and nowhere near enough time and money in which to do it.
I have never before so much looked forward to the winter holidays as a time when almost-nothing will happen!
Last night I finished this pendant, an etched-and-enameled sterling silver medallion with an asymmetrical marblewood setting. It makes me happy.
Today, I got my new business cards, which (at least in my imagination) are visually and verbally engaging.
I realize some of the text is tricky to read in the photo, but the point is that the fairly unremarkable, factual text is sharing space with glossy linework of my own devising.
As far as all that other stuff on the thing-do list, I guess I don’t need to list it out here. So, I won’t. Just trust me, there is an awful lot to do!
Hand-colored print. Man, I like this one. Maybe I’ll keep it.
Busily hustling and bustling still. So much thing-do!
I hate to admit it, but part of me knows this week is going to fly by and be over in a blink, and I’ll never be able to figure out what all the hustle and bustle was about. But I am FULL of ideas for stuff to work on after that.
While this might look pretty cool here, it looks even cooler where it is sitting on my table, waiting to dry completely before I slip it into its plastic sleeve for display and (hopefully!) sale. Continue reading 14NOV: More Color And …→
There are 2 more behind the jump cut. I spent a lot of time today working frantically on the calendar / coloring book thing, doubting decisions I made ages ago, and reminding myself that getting it done (at all) is swiftly becoming more important than HOW it gets done. Continue reading 13NOV: Paint By Colors→
This is one of the projects I have been tending all year, and although it is not quite what I originally had in mind, I believe it is (a) better than no coloring-calendar at all, and (b) really not bad. Of course, it is easy to say that when it is so squinty like, in the proofing stage. Also, getting one calendar out there opens the door to another, and another. Continue reading 10NOV: Calendar Peek→