It has been a long time since I worked 14 to 16 hour days at this pace — perhaps going back to graduate school…or the early months of motherhood. I’ve been preparing for a show at the Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center which opened Friday will hang through July 26th.
I am now in the midst of the Bloomington Open Studios Tour. The traffic is light on Sunday mornings, so I thought I would post some images of what an Open Studios looks like. I’ve talked more in the past 48 hours than I have in the past four months, so I’ll let the pictures do most of the talking.
|The front walk is weeded and ready to welcome people to my home studio.|
|We took out our couch and chair to transform our living room into a gallery space.|
|After frantic printing for the last two months, the studio is spotless and spider-free,|
|My husband’s latest camera took this fabulous panoramic image of my studio, complete with my inspiration wall on the right.|
|Printing 100 of these cards was exhausting!|
During the Open Studios, people are invited to my basement studio, where we are printing the second layer of ink — a medium blue. What results is sea fan, along with a lesson in color theory. Where did the blue ink go?
4 Replies to “Open Studios are awesome”
What a lot of effort – and how wonderful the shared knowledge. Glad to have read your post, and seen your work in person at Broad Ripple.
Well done! Everything looks beautiful! And your idea of the mini lesson/note card was briilinat!
Agreed. It looks fantastic! I so wish I could have been there. Would love to see your work in person.