Summer is over, school is back in session. And now I have big goals to get caught up on the computer. In particular, to get back to a regular posting schedule here, update my website, make some decisions about other web locations I have (what to keep, what to not), and update my inventory. Phew! All that and I have to paint.
As my daughter ages, I have the misconception that I might have more time. Hah. Summer was packed full. My goal this year is to get a ton of work done during the school year so that next summer I won't feel so terrible about not getting as much done in my studio as I would like.
The computer updates will go slowly as I only plan to dedicate a small portion of my day to it, but I will do it regularly so it will get there. I also have ideas about where my work will be going next and will be sharing more about that soon. But to give you a vague idea: I am working on some still life paintings in oil (though I am going to try a few in acrylic too), some more little portraits (some of which will be people and some not), more work with fiber, playing with illustration work which I tried before but never seemed to find the time (must make time), and experimenting with whatever I feel like because I find I grow more in my work when I don't restrict myself too much.
So excited to get all this going! I will be starting next week, to give myself a couple days to get organized. It sort of feels like January 1st with resolutions and really it kind of is, though in this "year" I will only have roughly 9 or so months. Right now, that feels like an eternity but you know it will go by so quickly.
Since I don't really have any paintings to share with you (because photographing them is one of the things I need to get caught up on...), I will share this cute photo of our new puppy Rosie:
Australian cattle dog and almost 13 weeks old. Guess she will be keeping me busy too.