Saturday, July 25, 2009
First day of Contemporary Hispanic Market in Santa Fe. Hot and tiring. Writing this and then off to a cool shower. What fun and how weird. A lady came by with 3 goats, believe it or not. Lots of fun people - mainly from Texas to cool down. Boy, did they pick the wrong weekend.
So tired that I accidently deleted a couple old posts. Will try and find them and repost in the next week or so. Lesson is don't do anything when you are tired or not totally awake.
Posted by Darlene Olivia McElroy at 5:07 PM
Monday, July 20, 2009
Some pieces just come together like magic. This is one of those pieces. The ironic thing with painting this week is that I worked on this piece which is quite dark in color and another piece that is very bright with hot pink, greens and turquoise. Obviously, I must be Sybil of the art world.
Made some big decisions about my art this week. Mainly it was about working big and forgoing the small pieces for awhile to see how this works for me.
Posted by Darlene Olivia McElroy at 2:36 PM
Monday, July 13, 2009
Just as my gallery in Scottsdale is closing, I have gotten into a gallery on Canyon Road. Jennie Cooley gallery is moving to a much larger space and she invited to be part of her gallery. Yeah.
Contemporary Hispanic Market is a big event in Santa Fe and I wanted to paint a special piece for it. This is named Ode to a Master and is done on two pieces of wood (old cabinet doors perhaps) that have been gold leafed. It came out just the way I wanted.
Oh yes, the book has shipped so if you ordered it ahead of time it should be in your hands any minute now.
Working hard for my shows the next two weekends. If you are here on the 17th and 18th, look for the ad for Summer Fandango for the Fiscally Frustrated in Pasatiempo. The following weekend is Contemporary Hispanic Market just off the plaza. Both are in Santa Fe.
Dreaming in Color, 24" x 24", mixed media on panel