Friday, December 12, 2008

Next Show: Fiesta Arts Faire 2009 San Antonio Texas

About 125 artist vendor spots and open to the whole country and I made it! I was so excited to find out that I have been accepted to this well attended juried show! I don't have much energy to start working this month. Things have been difficult on the personal front with my son getting himself into big trouble. It's pretty much been a rollercoaster ride the past week. I try and keep on the upside with the old "things could be worse" and it's true...they could always be worse. I'm lucky that I have the support of my loving husband and family and then as if I couldn't get luckier, well I've got some great friends! Enough of me. Let's talk art!
I'm looking forward to receiving a lot of new unifinished wood pieces from Mr. Ernie Bean of Las Cruces this weekend. He is not only the greatest woodworker I've ever met, but he's also my good friend. If any artists out there need some custom made retablos, nichos, plaques, framing, whatever...he's the man for the job. He's the only person I trust with custom orders and get this...his prices are unbelievably low! I always feel guilty about it too. Hit me up if you wanna know more!
I'm working on some Christmas presents for friends. My latest fun mirror goes to a friend who babysat our bird while we were up in Santa Fe. I love Nightmare Before Christmas and so does she. So it was a blast to be able to paint something Nightmarish for her! Check it out:














Then there's another project I'm working for but he's not quite done. A calavera groom. Been having a hard time with this one. Sometimes I just can't get the exact image I want and I have to walk away and come back to it later. Well I'm hoping the image will hit me and I'll be able to get it done this weekend. In fact, I have to...it's a commission job!
I've been pumping out mirrors for some extra cash for Christmas too. Although my mind has been pretty distracted and my workflow is quite a bit slower than it normally is. Ah well.
Enough for now. Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

2 comments:

gennimcmahon said...

Congratulations! Yippee! [insert confetti here] You are really on the way to being a nationally known artist, woman!

On the kid front, well, hang in there. Let me know if I can do anyting. I commiserate well. ;)

Carolyn said...

PAM CONGRATULATIONS!! Was there any doubt that you wouldn't get in? That is sooo AWESOME!! Good luck, I hope you Sell out!!
Your Nightmare before Christmas mirror. WICKED!!
Congrats cool cat!
Carolyn