I love when deadlines are approaching. Sometimes deadlines are looming... that feels daunting and dreaded. But when they are approaching it's a bit more light hearted and exciting. Yes still lots of work ahead, but it feels happy. My favorite kind of deadline.
That's how things are now in the studio. I am getting ready for CraftMorristown
in Morristown, NJ on March 17th, 18th and 19th. I finished my Street Signs
pieces and stretching them on canvas now. And yesterday I finished the Brooklyn Bridge! Yes I now have a bridge to sell you. Well right after I stretch it on canvas and frame it.
Here are a few pictures of the bridge in progress...
|putting in the starting stitches through my mock up (photo by Vivien Zepf)|
|filling in the details|
|the back view is fun to see and will never be seen again!|
|lot's more details to go here|
|approaching the image in my head|
|just a few more|
Hopefully in the next blog post I will share the finished piece in a lovely frame. The picture I snapped of it with my iPhone is not up to par.
Meanwhile as part of my preparation for the show, I've set up my booth in my living room. It barely fit, there was no room for anyone else, but I needed to see how it looked. I will have to do it again and try it out with my art in it. Oh boy.... the dog did not appreciate it at all!
|eek! It's bigger in person!|
|artsy shot of envelopes with invitations|
If you're in the Northern New Jersey area and would like to come see the show, email me
for your personalized invitation! I have just a few left.
Ok now back to framing and other details. Hmmm.... can I stitch one more in two weeks??!!