THE CRUNCH IS ON! This is my final week to get ready for my show called "Showing Their True Colors". My artist friend Jan Aduini and I are having a joint show starting on October 3rd for Preview Thursday and October 4th is the really big event that is called "First Friday". The little gallery that I belong to can have maybe as many as 1000 people walking through and this will be my chance to shine. I've got some new pieces to show and I even painted a piece just specific for this show.
Every artist I talk to tells me that you don't want to show images of your work before a show because people will not come out to see it. I guess there is logic to that statement, but boy is it hard. I really like sharing my newest pieces on the social media hub. Like a proud grandma showing photos of the new grand baby, I love talking about what I am working on. Well, I have tried to practice restraint this past month and all I am going to say is there will be value in seeing all my works in person.
I did paint a piece just special for the show that I call "Showing Your True Colors" and I have used the image so far for any promotions I have done. So I will include this piece in my blog today.
|24 x 36 Oil "Show Your True Colors"|
I know that I'm going to learn a lot in the next week but this is all part of my journey to become an artist. Next hurdle- The lament of most artists that I know-"Sell"