I am an Orphan Girl




Autumn is slowly edging its way into colder weather  – 84 dgrees today – but not like summer 84.  Today was a humid, hazy day that finally ended in a few sprinkles, heavy with the scent of autumn, that wet rock, dampened earth, and leftover summer heat smell. 

Tonight I’ve been listening to Gillian Welch and creating background pages in my art journal.  I am hesitant to begin this journal, and I don’t know why, so I keep playing with gesso and background preparation.  Usually I do just a page or two at a time, and then I do a few more pages, but this time I’ve been doing page after page of gesso, colors, colors mixed with gesso, black gesso, different paints.  Not sure why I am avoiding the real thing.  There is a painting downstairs halfway begun, and I am avoiding that too.  Maybe October will be better.

I am an Orphan Girl tonight….


Tell me about it...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s