Monday, April 2, 2012

A painting we will go...

So here it is spring time, which means BUSY time in the art world!  I swear I have an art deadline like every other day... if not applying, then mailing, sending in some needed paperwork, filling out some form, etc!  Not all that easy to stay on top of it for a disorganized person like me.  I try to get all the dates into my ipad calendar program, which helps quite a bit, but it still seems overwhelming at times!!  This week two deadlines, next week two more deadlines, ship work for another event, and fill out and mail paperwork for a third!! 

I just found out that 'Napoleon', the sunbird painting, was selected for Art of the Animal Kingdom Exhibition in Bennington, VT. 

I am still working on my third painting.  I am kind of ready to be done with it and move on to something new, but it is not quite done.  Here is is right now.  There has been a big debate everywhere that I post it about the butterfly, and whether it should go away or adds to the work.  It is about a 50/50 split of people that feel either way (and feel strongly!)...LOL  I am still working on the foreground.

18"x24" Oil Painting - Work In Progress


HurricaneDeck said...

I say that the butterfly stays - why else would a bear stop and look? Obviously if something hadn't caught his attention he would be shaking off the water from his coat!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful painting Cathy...leave the butterfly!!!

Ryurules said...

'In Progress' seriously?
It looks already awesome!
I wonder 'bout the butterfly though..
It kinda makes the painting seem very fairy-tale like ;D

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