Monday, January 28, 2013

Cold Wax and Oil and a tall snowman named Steve

Fun day.


you heard me!

Procrastination to the Max = BDS

I began the day with a huge overwhelming list of things to accomplish, all of which are jobs that have been on my list for weeks and weeks now.  I half-heartedly started a few, then quickly gave up out of frustration, lack of interest and general lethargy.  Then I decided it was time to have a day off from my to-do list and spent the next 3 hours idly doodling around on Illustrator designing a logo for my  yet-to-be-in-existence new club: the Backroad Design Syndicate.  Isn't it a beaut of a logo?  I am really pleased with my progress.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Original of failed painting...

...called my secret garden.....the tulip wasn't working and I tried to fix it several I turned the painting upside down and made it into "the fishermans daughter" is romantic. ....the fisherman's daughter is Madame Butterfly (opera) and here she is singing "un bel di" (one fine day, my ship will come....and with it her lover)

I have lost the snail at the rim of the vase...see upper left in first painting...this is a pity, may have to reintroduce....

Friday, January 25, 2013

little gif

ANIMATED gifffffff!


My first real attempt at combining drawing with photos = very fun.

ariel's video

i didn't make this today - more like  a year ago today, but ariel has just released a video to accompany her album which was just released aswell.   she did a pretty good job of editing it.  it was really fun to shoot for obvious reasons - especially the last long shot!

i hope you will watch it.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Pulley light!

After about a year kicking around the house, I finally got around to installing the antique pulley onto my rather blandish hand blown glass pendant light! Woohoo, cross it off the list.... it's done!

a few card front ideas...

I'm starting to think about my next round of business cards... what do we think of these two options?  I may also get rounded corners but maybe not... which do you like better?  Thank you Bocky for taking such stellar photos... our trade hasn't been forgotten (wink!)

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

A renovation in progress...

Am working on giving this 3 x 4 foot painting, which had some fatal flaws, a new life....painful process for us both...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

mirror mountain

my other title for this is 'the revenge of banff'

i got some transparencies back finally yesterday and then i decided to make this!

Monday, January 14, 2013

My New Desk & Muddy watercolour

I'm currently set up in the corner of the living room so that I can grab little portions of time to draw & create without people being out of eyesight. So far it's working alright.

Valentine Couple

Weird app that makes me happy

Here is a weird tiling app that I have been thoroughly enjoying

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Craziness has ended

With the conclusion of my show going up I have now officially ended my crazytown feelings and am back to being procrastination-kate. Crazytown-kate is my alter ego I reserve for procrastinating until its almost too late then freaking out and becoming ultra productive. Thank you to all in your time of support!

I will not spoil my show opening by giving you a full peek but here's a glimpse!

Carribian Images... MORE!

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

A few things that are done

So here are some of the pieces for my new show starting Sunday at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery.  I have been struggling with the ups and downs of firing my glass decals on.  My lino printed panels are as epic as can be (I think)

I have a dreading feeling that its possible my linos are a bit on the bland side of life, they're pretty minimal but I am hoping as a whole the show will look good together.  Fingers crossed, the last of my glass pieces come out of the annealer tomorrow!

I know it's only 8pm but I'm off to bed!!!