At least one of them this week. I'm close, very close, to reaching my word goal for this week. I might even be able to get there if this blog post runs what it typically does. So, I think that one is in the bag. Painting, however, will be the next challenge. I do think … Continue reading I approach the goal
Woke up this morning to at least 2 more inches of snow. Above is a closeup of Merlin in the snow this morning. Kevin made paths through the snow for the dogs earlier, but they had nearly vanished. Here's that picture: You can see Kreeli's footprints just beyond Merlin. She's lost in the snow somewhere. … Continue reading More snow, more painting
Some while back, I had two posts about a painting I was working on. I finally got back to that painting. Find post 1 here. Find post 2 here. So this is where I ended last time: When I looked at it today, I felt like I'd lost the depth in the piece. Now I … Continue reading Let’s see what happens – Day 3
Painting today, along with some writing. Trying to get some new, fun art ready for FanX and a couple other upcoming shows. Landscape 21-116″ x 4" acrylic on Bristol Board©2021 Dawn Blair This piece is one I did a couple months ago and it's currently listed on Etsy. I actually painted it because I had … Continue reading Landscape #11
To create or not to create, and the frustration that can cause.
So I thought I was going to have a book cover reveal this week. Yep, that's not happening, Life has blown this week out of the water. I'm counting myself fortunate enough to be doing this post, thought it'll probably be short unless I find myself with something suddenly to say or rattling on like … Continue reading Phoenix nebula
After my last show of 2018, my son was helping me pack up the car. He was carrying 2 paintings out when he slipped on a patch of ice. In catching himself, he dropped both paintings. He, fortunately, didn't hit the cement or hurt himself. But when he reached down to pick the paintings up, … Continue reading When things get torn…
I'm starting this post for the second time. I went off in one direction and realized that it was a whole separate post. You'll get it later in the week. You'll know it when you see it because it's about playing around. I think that was exactly what I needed to do when I started … Continue reading Landscape painting – WIP?
Fiction words written last week: 6,216 words Blogs/Newsletter articles written: 1,687 words Writing month to date total: 10,446 words. Writing year to date total: 32,603 words. Drawing/painting last week: 0 square inches painted. Illustration year to date total: 131.25 square inches. Audio: I spent almost 3 hours on editing audio. Week's happenings: I accomplished much last week. I finished reading through The … Continue reading Progress – 02/13/17
Here's a first look at some small paintings I have been working on.