Monday, January 15, 2007
Out the Window
I haven't been able to get in the painting mode. I need to. I need to do (maybe if I said create, it would help) a painting to donate to the Family Crisis Center fundraiser dance, Celebrating the 60's, onFebruary 3 in La Grange, Texas. I do (create) a new painting for this benefit every year for the auction. (For information and tickets, call 512 321-7760) I also need to work on my show at Daddy's Grille on March 17. Did I mention that here before? It will be a solo show from March 15 to April 15, with a reception on Saturday, March 17, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It is always nice to have new work for an exhibit, right?
I was sitting staring out the window and this box of pastels that Jennie gave me for Christmas was sitting there and a small piece of Wallis paper. I decided to see if I could sketch some trees out the window with the colors in the box, which don't look like trees sitting there in the box. :) They look a little bit bright to get the shadows and deep woods look, don't they?
This is the result, about 4 x 6 inches. It is a pastel sketch to me as the white paper is showing through. Thanks for looking and helping me get inspired!
- Jo Castillo
- Bastrop, Texas, United States
- I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los Niños. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill
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