Sunday, December 7, 2008

the tree is up, stained glass & TSO

Wow ~ it's been a week since I last posted. 'Tis the season to be busy. On the bright side, being so @#$% busy helps me truly appreciate the abundance of creative time I usually get January through March. Speaking of bright sides, today was a good day! It actually started last night when we saw TSO (Trans-Siberian Orchestra). We love live entertainment (if you read my blog, this was our third show in the last month). This was our 2nd time seeing TSO and if you get the chance, I highly recommend them. This afternoon, we scored a really good deal on some stained glass equipment from a lady going out of business (not due to the economy). Among a hundred other things, my husband is a stained glass artist, so when we can get deals on supplies, we're happy campers {smile}. When we got home, I decorated our tree (more for me than for anything/anyone else... I just love the mood it creates). It was a good day all around. I hope your day was just as wunnerful {wink}.

As far as artwork, I only have one piece in the works at the moment (not counting the dozen or so unfinished jewelry items and hundreds of collage/mixed media ideas floating around up there)...something I started a couple weeks ago: an 8x10 canvas panel I applied various color mediums to. I thought I had an idea of what I wanted to do with it, but after letting the background dry, I'm not sure anymore (the muse I had for the piece is apparently on hiatus). But, that's one of the beauties of art.... planning doesn't always work.... it's best (for me anyway) to let it just flow...if it feels right, it is and if not, well...come back to it later. Art is excellent therapy for my type A personality .


Tumble Fish Studio said...

Wow - I am so behind on blog visiting and you've been so busy!

I love TSO - I have friends that go to see them every December without fail, but I haven't been yet.

Congrats on the good deals and getting your tree up and beautiful! The beeswax is so very pretty - wish I knew how to do that - it intimidates me a bit.

Everything is lovely. So enjoy visiting your blog.

di-did-it said...

Thanks, Marsha! I had a bit of a rough day and your comments were timely and appreciated. I'm sure glad our paths crossed!