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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Happy first day of spring! The snow has finally all melted and the lake is not a sheet of ice anymore - I saw the first boat on the water yesterday even! 

 ☼ Little darling
It's been a long, cold, lonely winter
Little darling
It feels like years since it's been here
Here comes the sun
Here comes the sun, and I say
It's alright ☼

My dear sweet mother had a table easel delivered to me for an early birthday present. When I opened it up it had the most wonderful smell - oiled beech wood, it just filled my art room with the wonderful aroma! So, in looking it over my eyes spied a verrrrry nice flat sanded surface that was just begging for some fun, one thing led to another and this is what happened...heeee! 

Here it is open, it can handle up to a 32" canvas I think it said:
This is the back, I used some of my favorite stencils I've cut: 
 Not sure if it has reached the "finished" stage yet but for now it'll do. 

Oh, one more thing to share, after painting my art room I dedicated a wall to my talented artsy friends:
*sigh* another crappy picture but still holding out for that new camera, Tom has about 6 weeks to get the hint! OK gonna run - I'm in search of my next flat surfaced victim.............at the Shores


 


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Susan HP said...

Your mother ROCKS, Andrea. And I can't believe how fabulous your new piece looks. WOW! So that is the back of the stand? Ohhhhh, so you get to keep looking at. Love it!
And of course the bottom pic with the fabulous wall color (what is that? aqua of some sort?) has ATC cards by Jamie & me. How flattering is that???

Andrea said...

Yes, she does ROCK for sure! The collage is on the back (the part that is facing the table when the easel is open). This is my new carryon when I fly, to heck with clothes - LOL
The wall color is called "Peacock Feather" a beautiful azure blue - I love it. And of course I have art from you and Jamie on it....who else should be there?!? I've run out of wall space on that wall but have an much bigger empty one to the left so once I get enough art to fill it I'll hang more :)

 

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