Tuesday, April 13, 2010

"I imagine that yes is the only living thing." e.e. cummings

Hello friends, it feels like ages since I've posted and even more since I visited everyone, I will try to get around soon, promise.

Rain, rain & more rain in the forecast this week, unusual for south Texas that's for sure...April showers bring May flowers tho, right? Until then, I've got my own sketched bloom above [it was great pulling out my watercolors & colored pencils on a whim].

Besides, I'm in a bit of 'research and discover' mode the last few weeks so let it rain, I've got plenty to keep me busy. And I've been saying 'Yes' to a few things too, one of them being a new camera, a Canon Rebel t1i. My other one was adequate for what I needed but it bit the dust awhile ago so decided on an upgrade. I feel like I have SO much to learn - and it isn't even one of the 'big boys' as far as cameras go. I'm aiming for a photo shoot after the rain lets up....

The other source of busyness is focusing on a new direction for my work, more illustrative in style and design oriented. There are a few things connected with this forward motion, but I'm not ready for a reveal just yet :)

What are you saying 'Yes' to right now? Was it spontaneous or did it take you awhile to decide - maybe you juried it around in your head or had someone help you realize it was time??

Much creativity to you - be well....


studio lolo said...

too much rain and greyness can get me down pretty quickly. I hope the sun shines for you soon so you can get outdoors with that new camera and get lost in nature.

The bloom and bud are soft and lovely. Isn't it nice to create our own piece of nature when we need it?

I've said "yes" to taking better care of myself lately in the health department. Seems I'm backsliding here and there though. Isn't that always the way? I just have to remind myself that I matter ;)

hugs to you ((♥))

Debbie Egizio said...

Hi Laura, your art is so gorgeous! I just love this piece you shared here.

Well, I can sympathize with you about not being in the blog world much lately. I have been so bad about posting and even worse about visiting. I have just been so busy. Well, I had a free moment and thought I'd say a quick hello to a few blog friends.

Oh, I'm saying yes to a new camera as well. I need one that takes good close shots.

Well take care! See ya, Deb

Kris said...

I love this sketch. It creates such a gentle mood.

Enjoy, Kris

Susan Tuttle said...

what a special sketch -- and you can probably guess why i am so partial to it:)

your banner is so eye-catching and lovely!


Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

Hey Baby girl. Do we need to talk??? Just let me know. Keep doing your best. Don't give up. This rose is so beautiful and such a sign of what's up ahead for you. Don't give up. It's in you and all you need to do is express it in your own way! Run to your destiny!

Sierra said...

Hope you are doing well Laura, your artwork is always so lovely!

PeregrineBlue said...

i was just remembering you. i always remember your drawings and today i so wanted to get my paints out and try it one more time. i want to paint very badly lately. your finesse is always an isnpiration when it comes to creating.