After the Storm
16 x 20 Oil
Gallery Wrapped Canvas
This past weekend, I participated in the first annual Forney(Texas) Arts Festival. I was asked to demonstrate a painting. So, I chose to do a palette knife sunflower. If you know me, you know my love of sunflowers!! I was extremely nervous with it being the first time I ever conducted a painting demo. It has taken me a long time to be comfortable painting plein aire and having people watching, so this caused me alot of anxiety. But, it was really fun and the crowd was small but very enthusiastic, asking lots of questions and displaying interest.
There wasn’t enough time to complete the painting during the demo. So, I placed it on the easel in my booth, hoping to have time to finish it during the day. But, I never got back to painting before the festival closed for the day. I packed up most paintings and placed in my vehicle, lowered the tent, as it called for rain. And, the weather men were right, it rained. I left the demo, as the thick paint was wet and I didn’t want to place in my car due to the fumes. The demo survived the storm, requiring only a few touch ups.
Continue to pray for Hurricane Sandy victims. My prayer is they have some sunshine in their lives soon.
It was a great weekend, with perfect weather, great sells and a new friend, Chef Connie.
Check out www.chefconniebakes and on Facebook. She’s based in Irving, Texas and ships. Decadent chocolate with sea salt and German Chocolate Cake to die for…!!!!! Yummy!
Blessings and hugs,
New International Reader’s Version (NIRV)
29 He made the storm as quiet as a whisper. The waves of the ocean calmed down.