Thursday, February 16, 2012

a low level buzz of anticipation


"Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in".

The fabrics and stitching that is.
 Out of boredom and frustration, I started thinking spring yesterday with needle and thread. I'm trying to find my way around a serious blank spot in my line of inner sight by  making an end run with familiar techniques and materials.


I'll tell you what is hard...writing is hard. Talk about making something from nothing. Sustaining the attention for your own story, the one you are making up as you go, is like walking into a room full of large fans whilst holding a bunch of helium balloons on very thin, greasy strings.



On the news front, I am talking with the owner of a local bookstore that also has a large meeting/classroom that doubles as an art gallery. They have never had fiber art there.  So far, it looks like a one woman show in April at  a great location that gets a good bit of traffic that didn't come just for the eye candy.  More when the details are hammered out.

8 comments:

Serena said...

awesome!

we used to have a small cafe here in kingsport that did that...hung local artists work, but they went out of business two years ago and got bought by another couple that first tried to do down home food....always ran out so that by three there was nothing to eat, and then they tried to turn it into a pasta joint...way to much of that here. i think now they're empty.

Morna said...

I like this! I like the "flowers" and I love the nymph/sprite/fairy. :-)

jude said...

wohoo

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

i love you

tiedyejudy said...

They say that when you exercise, it's best to switch your routines so your body doesn't get too used to one set routine. I think creating is the same way... good that you have more than one direction to go! And I love the gallery news! We have a lot of locations here that hang local art... done it a few times myself, not that I sold anything. But at least my stuff got seen! Take pix!

Judy Martin said...

Very good news re: the exhibition.

Never give up: re the novel.

Deb said...

Judy...I won't.

Dee said...

good luck with show and with writing... it IS hard. It is also (for me) one of the most natural things in the world. I wouldn't even think this, necessarily, except that I live with three guys (husband, two sons) none of whom find language easy.