Thursday, January 7, 2010

White Out!


It's been quiet the last few days.  I've been putting Christmas away, and organizing my studio.
Which is still a mess!  While going through all the paints, papers and what nots, and trying to decide if
I need this, or do I keep that...knowing if I get rid of "it", I'll be looking for it months down the road.
So, keep, yes, maybe keep, yes!
I finally organized all my projects into piles, and in between this, great cleaning task,  I'm working on 3 different watercolor paintings.  I run downstairs, check on the paper maches drying on the radiator, run down to the basement, cut some boards, (working on chalk boards), run back upstairs...you get the idea!  Hope so, because I've worked myself into a frenzy, to many things going on in my head that I want to finish.
STOP!
I did stop.  But, I picked up the camera and started snapping away.  I always get perspective when I see my home through the lenses.  I pick up the nitty gritty of the mess and the camera never lies.  I can see right away where I need to clean or touch up.
Ah, now I have a plan.  I always have a plan.
The maches will go through the last stages before painting.
I'll finish the watercolors,
I'll neatly stack my papers and reference books.
I'll clean off my 5x8 work table, (amazing how I can work in a 2 ft. area, because there is so much stuff on that big space.) !

I did stop to enjoy the White Out!


Out side and inside!
...and then I need to strip down these chairs and reupholster them for a good
client.  She trudged them all the way down from Kansas City, in the snow!

Oh I'll be busy, but I won't over do!

21 comments:

Gourdqueen said...

Honey B I love seeing the world through your eyes! Your blog is wonderful!
Happy New Year and thank you for the birthday wishes!
Gourdie

Dede said...

I can so relate to the 2 ft. work space. LOL After spending the day in my craft room, that's about what I have left. Time to clean up again I guess. Wishing you a great weekend!

(((HUGS)))

Lisa said...

Hey GQ, thanks! And you're welcome! Glad to see you're out and about again!

Dede, if you could see my work space, you would think I was a hoarder! LOL, I know I'll need that piece!

Olde Dame Penniwig said...

You are a busy one!!! I'm tired just from IMAGINING it, much less doing all that running and cleaning and creating!

Lisa said...

Dear Penniwig, I think, it's hormones!

In the Light of the Moon said...

Lisa,your post has motivated me so.I love your idea of taking photos of your space and that the "camera never lies".I have such a mess in front of me and I dont know where to start!
Warmest Regards,Cat

Lisa said...

Believe me Cat, my studio is still a mess...I started another painting. Had to before I lost the idea.

Dustin Pearson Harlan said...

I'm so envious of all the snow, I love how it transforms everything into a magical clean fantasy land! Also, I love your plates hung backwards, gorgeous.

Lisa said...

Hey Dustin, I love the snow too, just not the below 0 temps! Gotta go see if you're almost finished with your feather tree...

Sonia ;) said...

I love all the white...My studio is always a mess..

Lisa said...

I do to Sonia, white on white, white on gray, white on almost any color...the studio, still sorting. thanks for stopping by...

In the Light of the Moon said...

Hey Lisa you won my felt book giveaway!!Email me your address!!!Congrats..Hugs-Cat

Lisa said...

Yeah,,,,I'll get right to it. Oh happy days!!!!! I rarely win anything....

Valeriote Design said...

Oh my you have been busy! When you're done organizing come on over and help me with mine...hehe

Lisa said...

I'd love to, Melissa, but I'd end up drooling over all of your stuff! LOL! ya know the grass is always greener...

Andrea - Faded Plains said...

Love how you hung your plates to show off their back side...the makers marks are art in themselves.

Lisa said...

Thanks Andrea,
I think so too! I love your blog, and spend way to much time there.

Tracey said...

Wow, I'll say you'll be busy! You've got a lot on your plate to do!! I usually do my best work when I'm busy (as long as it's not the crazy busy kind)!

You should get your JDL mag today or tomorrow...maybe a little inspiration will help :)

:) T

Lisa said...

Oh T. thanks, I can't wait for it to come, I've been trying to buy one and they sell out way to fast! I've been putting off finishing my dining room, so I can drool first.

koralee said...

Your images are lovely...I adore your backwards plates..what a brillant idea..I think I really need to do that! Hope you have a creative weekend my friend!

Lisa said...

Thanks Koralee, and you too!