|September Blog 2012|
AmeriCorps Project 2010
master classes taught at Alma d'Arte Charter High School, Las Cruces, NM
click on www.kwacoart.com
my rsume short version
...almost the whole calo
MAY 2012 BLOGPAGE
Guatemala in English
...one of the
Guatemala en Espanol...
I have painted over 200
MY LAI MASSACREy final papers for the U
World Community Arts Day 2012
this is the sixteavor...
WCAD Archives 2007-2011
World Community Arts Dat.
WRITINGlequin Trilogy (Book 2
Writing in one sitting on
NEW ZEN COWBOY
List of new ideas and first few stories
What has been happening in the studio this week so far...
Mine Shaft details come each day and now down to last five days...
...and more little details of the Mine Shaft Mural...
Some of the people in the Mine Shaft Mural...these mostly are done but probably a final touch here and there later...
...and this is how they look as I start...
The size of brushes I am using to get the details I want...I must be nuts!
The painting is 8 X8 feet...
So we have this dog that Ruth has begun calling CRAZY MAN and I call GOOFY even though we originally named him ASPHALT because he would stand in the middle of the highway and no one would see him because???? ...you guessed it, he is exactly camouflaged into the ASPHALT...anyway, Ruth is a clinically insane animal lover who is determined she will get this dog to be normal (instead of acting like a captured coyote) and he has already costs Ruth $1,000 ( or more if she gets a law suit ) because he bit a woman who Ruth invited into the yard...and blah, blah, on and on...
So he goes for walks with me and the other dogs and acts relatively "normal" until we go back into the yard, and then he is GOOFY all over again...I don't know...either I change my attitude about what a domestic dog is supposed to be or maybe I should start looking for a nice ranch where he can run free and herd cows or sheep and do what his DNA commands him to be.
Personally I don't think he will ever be normal, because he has not progressed one inch about his situation other than he apparently really likes our yard, food and company of the other dogs...
hat I look like at the end of each painting day...
...peck, peck, peck, the mountain is chipped away...or at least it feels like that at the moment. Oddly this painting considered as a MURAL is one of the smallest ones I've done in years, but the TIME all comes down to fine detail and very very small brushes...
Every day a little chunk done on the mural...but it has been such a long time since I have done such stylized realism that it is fairly tedious as well as making me feel no idea of what I'm doing...so in between moments of hesitation I decided to build a box on the back of my bike so not only will things stop dropping out of my old weathered leather bag, but I can put Buddy (the little Dachshund mutt ) in it and take him for a ride.
...and my little girls(s) and hubby Geno are in Scotland by now...I am sure Xenia will be getting much attention...
SEPTEMBER 1 SATURDAY
HAPPY BIRTHDAY RUTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Her last year in the fifties....