a fun day of art and music in Livermore!

I got over to the studio this morning and did some more detail work on this painting. It is not finished, but I am happy with the progress so far. Gum balls are tricky! They have very subtle color changes to help them look more like a sphere shape. I’ll keep working on them!

We saw the “Living Large” exhibit at the Bankhead in Livermore, CA. It was a nice show and it was fun to run into some wonderful (and talented) artists. It’s always fun to hear the jazz offerings of Matt Finders and friends. I can listen to them all day!

The Living Large show runs through March 2nd – if you are in the area, check it out! It inspired me to work bigger!

Record Player

recordplayer

This is day 12 and getting to the halfway point of the #30paintingsin30days challenge. This is a watercolor painting. I got the Miles Davis album for Christmas/Hanukkah and just adore listing to it. I have to keep remembering to take action when the record ends on a side (otherwise, I face nasty looks and lectures on record needles from Derek). I’m so out of practice listening to actual vinyl!

We are setting up our turntable ┬áin our family room. I love the pops and the feeling of satisfaction of lining the needle up just right! Sure wish I was at home right now, listening to “Kind of Blue,” and snuggling with the kitties.