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Month: February 2011

Cavalia

Cavalia

Late last week Sam emailed me asking if I wanted to go to “Cavalia” with her.  I had seen the billboards around town: I assumed it was some sort of horse show.  I knew that Sam liked horses, although until this weekend I didn’t know just how much.  She likes them a lot. After she asked me I googled it and found out it was a cirque du soleil show featuring horses.  I said I would go (I’ve never seen…

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Art Lovers

Art Lovers

On Thursday night Sam and I headed to the Art Walk.  This Art Walk seemed more enthusiastic than the last one.  Perhaps this was only due to the positive beginning.   Unlike other walks we decided to eat first.  We circled 8th until the clock hit 6 and parking opened up right in front of the Hive.  We walked a few blocks north to the first food truck parking lot at Spring and 5th. The options at this lot seemed…

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Trying times

Trying times

This could be considered a sad update to the last post.  As detailed in the previous blog entry, I had sketched out this complicated weird perspective piece.  I always take on more than I think I can handle with these paintings, forcing myself to learn/paint new things.  However, this time it was just too much.  I’ve never painted a forest floor like that before.  The usage of the Cheshire cat holding the camera was really awkward.  The rabbit’s footing doesn’t make…

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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Now that the Lovers show is up (look for my Art Walk review with my piece in the Hive show next Friday) the time has come to worry about the next show.  Of course, I’d been trying to wrap my brain around it for a while.   Once again I misunderstood the theme.  In the first materials I received (months ago) about the show it was called “Alice II.”  I mistook this to mean we’d be imagining an Alice in…

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