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A Power Surge

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

After a day and a half of trying to get back to work, tonight I hit my stride. I finished two pieces for the Twelve X Twelve Kilauea challenge. But I can’t show you those until the May 1 reveal.

I want to make up some small works for the show next  month. Tonight, I made the little aspen piece. It is mounted on a 6 inch square gallery wrapped frame. The background is pieced from some hand-dyed velvet that Kristin sent me a while back.

It really makes a lush background for this simple landscape. I have enough left to make another one, maybe two.

I also decided I shouldn’t wait until the last minute to get hanging sleeves on the big pieces so tonight I got two cut and sewn, ready to attach.

Last night was High Fiber Diet Meeting. It was a great meeting. We each brought one or two books that inspire us. I was reintroduced to some old goodies and discovered some new gems that I may need to add to my library.

Our new show, Bird’s Eye View will make it’s debut at the Second Story Gallery in Camas, WA, over the river from Portland. The opening reception is the same night as the opening reception for Artists Among Us. I must be doing something right, I have two openings on the same night!

My shoulder has been bothering me when I wake up in the morning and gets better as the day goes on. That is encouraging to me. I lost another pound. I haven’t lost a lot, but I am going in the right direction.

So that is the news from Moreland Lane tonight.