Saturday, September 28, 2013

Morning Coffee

Good thing my hand was on the mouse when Jinx decided my wrist made a good pillow-- at least I could still scroll while he napped. I think this proves our cats are a bit spoiled. Of course, I eventually needed more coffee. For that, he had to move!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Found on Tumblr-- Had to Share!

It all makes sense now. Gay marriage and marijuana are being legalized at the same time. 
Leviticus 20:13 says if a man lays with another man, he should be stoned.
We were just misinterpreting it.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

My Next Project

 Well, my next project only took a week. We wanted the clock, a prop from The Mighty Boosh shown in the first picture, but couldn't find one like it. The closest we could find shipped from Hong Kong so we decided to see if we could do one ourselves. The husband bought a $4.00 clock he found in the clearance aisle in Menards, took it apart and spray painted the frame (it was originally dark green) and the inside over the numbers.
 I painted the monkey (yes, that is supposed to be an abstract monkey, I believe) and the hands. I realized, too late, I had gotten it a bit small, but I'm still happy with the result. I may try and do another one, just to get the proportions right.

Or, I may not!

Friday, September 13, 2013

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Coffee! Coffee!

Me, this morning! Why is it, when I have a day off and could sleep in, I can't! I even sat up late last night, writing. And I'm no good at napping. It's going to be a long day!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Rainbow Bird!

 My last home project took 6 months to complete, so I'm proud to say this one only took 3 months! I have collected bird pictures for years, even before we lived in this house. I had them grouped on the dining room wall, like such. Dust catchers, really. I was tired of them. 

 I became a big Peter Max fan in High School--still am. So I decided, as part of my "getting back into Art" mindset, that I would paint something inspired by his peace dove.
 Only, I then saw Noel Fielding's Tiger Spider wall painting and got inspired by the use of color and free form.

This is the blending of the two. The dining room has been a mess all summer, but I'm starting to get everything back where it belongs. I love the free hand look of Noel's work, and tried to get that same feel. Which is good, since my artist skills are never going to be what they were when I was in school! I'm happy with the result, that's all that really matters!

But now I'm catching myself scoping out other walls! Before I'm done, the house is going to look like an art gallery!