Slowly, haltingly getting back up

I'm back to painting and stitching again. Woot!

 WIP: Stitching a layer of honeycomb in the fading sunlight. Watercolor, graphite, hand embroidery. June, 2015.

WIP: Stitching a layer of honeycomb in the fading sunlight. Watercolor, graphite, hand embroidery. June, 2015.

Slowly. Haltingly. But making again.

 WIP: Tiny, but powerful. purple planet. Watercolor. June, 2015.

WIP: Tiny, but powerful. purple planet. Watercolor. June, 2015.

Stitching into higher quality watercolor paper is such a pleasure. It feels like fabric. You can sense the fibrous nature of paper with the cold press Arches. Expensive but worth it.

 Painting and drawing.

Painting and drawing.

The struggle is between art and time. Sneaking in time to create.

 Chaos in my apartment. Arturo looks on.

Chaos in my apartment. Arturo looks on.

Other things going on in my life... spending time with my squeeze, exploring Durham and North Carolina together. Hiking, meeting people, looking at art.

 Out and about with the fabulous squeeze.

Out and about with the fabulous squeeze.

And I'm very excited to be included in the Phone Home Durham exhibition at the Power Plant Gallery. They selected a photo I took of Geer Street to be in their exhibition celebrating the interaction of camera phones with the beauty of our hardscrabble yet wondrous city. 

 Get out to the Power Plant Gallery before Aug 21, 2015, to see the work of local photographers.

Get out to the Power Plant Gallery before Aug 21, 2015, to see the work of local photographers.

Getting back up again.