Monday, 17 August 2015

Shows and More Shows

Wow August is a long month with five weekends this year. Our big arts festival SALA is half way through, I have my animals paintings up at The Kensi Hotel and of course in my own little studio/gallery in Goolwa.
I have managed to paint during the weekends when my studio is open for visitors and am mostly happy with my paintings even though they were a very much stop and start process but it has been lovely talking to visitors and discussing my process with them.
At the end of the festival I will be choosing works for a solo exhibit at Bremerton Wines in Langhorne Creek where they will be from September 2nd to October 26th and I also have three paintings to be included in the Adelaide Art Society Winter exhibition which runs for three weekends finishing Sept. 13th.
I'm glad I have a big collection of framed works to go around.

That Time of  Day
28.5cm x 38cm
 on 300 gsm Saunders Waterford Paper




This little work is inspired by one of talented Ruth Archers photographs on Paint My Photo, I used artistic licence to add, subtract and pick my own colours but I really identified with this image. This is just how I feel by the end of most painting days around 3.30pm.

11 comments:

  1. Dear Lorraine, I love this work so much! Your paintings are full of love for people that tells who you are. Enjoy drawing! Best wishes, Sadami

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    1. Thanks so much Sadami for your blog visit and taking the time to leave me such kind comments

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  2. Love this touching and very emotional work!!
    I send you all my best wishes and thoughts, Lorraine.

    Hugs and a happy week for you.
    isabella

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  3. Wow, Lorraine, you are so busy! Love your take on Ruth's photo...very appropriate after reading about your month. Take care~

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  4. A really touching work, Lorraine. Best wishes for all your shows!

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  5. So busy! I don't know how you find the time to paint such lovely images, too. Wonderful. Wishing you all the best, Lorraine.

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  6. It is a touching image and beautifully painted! Wishing you the best during this busy time!

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  7. Oh, I love it!!! I think everyone can relate to that feeling. You are having quite a busy time. Good luck with all the shows.

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  8. Very often how I feel too lol...Lovely painting :-)

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  9. A terrific and interesting painting. Love the pattern on the dress next to the sold form of table and chairs.

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