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My name is Erika. I'm in love with making art, collecting old things & chasing after my two kiddos. This blog is a peek into my happy accidents & plots of total world domination.

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

A Tiny Bee Project #9- Flicker


Happy Halloween! I didn't even realize it until I went to write this post but the word "flicker" is very Halloweeny. Don't you think? I always think Halloween really marks the point in fall when it's about to turn into winter with the leaves crunching beneath your feet, all the orange pumpkins on the porches and that cold brisk wind. We have owls by where I live and if you listen very carefully at night time you can hear them and if you are lucky enough you might spot one swooping over a field.

So this week creative word was "flicker." I immediately thought of a candle or something fire related but I thought what sort of animals have a sort of flicker in their eyes. Even though owls look incredibly cuddley and adorable- they have big beaks and dangerous claws but they are so lovely to look at but do love that sense of danger behind their eyes which is the whole point of flicker.

Tonight is Nora's big night and we are taking her trick or treating! She is a little young but I think we are just going to a few neighbors houses and that's it.  She's probably going to get more of a kick of meeting all the people handing out the candy. Tonight I also have piece of artwork at the group show at the  Goodfoot and it's opening night- so I will be swinging by in my halloween costume.

What are you up to this Halloween?

Next weeks assignment is "Blue". :) How ever you want to interpret it.
Feel free to check out and link up with 12 Oz Bee House
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Fall Music Love

I have been listening to a lot of music lately in my studio and it seems like there has been a lot of really great music coming out and some new to me music that I have just stumbled upon. I think one of the best things when you find a new album and the album is good from start to finish and you just want to listen to over and over.  Nora loves all types of music- she gets her whole body into it and we have started doing impromptu dance parties. :) So I had to share some of my current favorite picks. 

Arcade fire - Reflektor
Best coast - Fade Away
Boards of Canada- Tomorrow's Harvest

Lady Gaga- Artpop 

What new music are you listening to?
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Darling Lets Runaway Together

One thing I can never get enough of is little pocket notebooks or sketchbooks.  I always have one tucked in my purse and there's even one in Nora's diaper bag because you never know when an idea will strike. I also make a mean list and these little notebooks are the perfect size to jot down any sort of list- long or short.  I am constantly using these guys and have a pile of old ones that I love flipping through and looking at to see what I was thinking or doodling. 

Tim and I love getting out of town and taking lots of trips and when either one of us has a rough day, we look at each and one of us says, "Want to runaway together?"  and then we immediately we start talking about we're we would like to escape to in the winter time it's usually somewhere warm with a nice beach and drinks with umbrellas. :) I made a couple extra and put them in my etsy shop.

Where do you want to runaway to today? I'm thinking maybe Paris sounds amazing right about now. 
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Monday, October 28, 2013

DIY State of Oregon Halloween Costume.


I have been stumped for weeks trying to figure out the perfect halloween costume for Nora or least an idea that wasn't just buying something off the rack because I even looked at the store and none of the costumes really jumped out at me.  I think the hard part about figuring out a costume is that I wanted something that went over her jacket because it gets cold and rainy here and the most important thing I needed in a costume was if she destroyed or got it dirty then it's not a big deal and I wouldn't have to worry about getting a stain out because she loves to make big messes and loves to destroy. So it finally came to me- since she is made in Oregon why not make her a sandwich board in the shape of Oregon? 

All I did was take a piece of form board and cut it in half and take an exact-o knife and cut out the shape of my great state... the beaver state.  Speaking of beavers- I don't think I have ever even seen a beaver in Oregon.  I've seen the damage of some beavers that have started cutting down trees but never the beaver in the flesh. :) I added a little bedazzle with the heart, the birds and threes.  Then I glued on some string to tie over the shoulders and that is it! How easy? and I love it and I hope she loves it or maybe 15 years down the road she is going to be like mom how could you make something so embarrassing? lol.  It makes me laugh a little thinking about embarrassing her because I remember thinking how embarrassing my mom was.  Now I need to figure out my costume and I only have 4 days.  

What are you going to be for halloween?

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Friday, October 25, 2013

The Big 400- #6 - Savoy Camera


I can not believe it's already Friday but I am so looking forward to this weekend.  I have a lady thrifting date planned and hopefully I will find some vintage treasures.  We are going estate sale-ing and I have to work on the map- so that we can maximize our thrifting experience.  lol doesn't it make me sound hard core, but I learned with a little research and planning - I can hit the best estate sales. I have gotten into the habit of setting up a thrift date once a month for the last couple of months and I look forward to it. Not only do I get to hang out with my gal pals but I love finding things to inspire my art work.  We all meet up at my house and we go early at least early for the weekend and then we get a fluffy coffee and then we head out to hunt and gather. :)

I have been in the studio a lot of this week and working late but I have to say isn't this little camera adorable? I particularly loving the mint and the flash.  I finished painting this last night around 3 am and I always think first thing in the morning. did everything turn out ok? was my brain thinking clearly?  and I rush into my studio to check to see if it looks like what I remembered.  Well I think this one us my favorite so far for the show- it's a vintage Savoy Camera with flash.

Doing anything for the weekend?

Oil Painting on 8X8 wood board.
  
Want to see previous work for this show? Big400/Big 300/Big 200/Big 100

Details:
Date: December 14th- 2 p.m. and runs until January 21st.
Location:  Peoples Art of Portland Gallery
700 SW Fifth (3rd floor) People's is Suite 4005, Portland, Oregon
There are over 400 artists participating in the 6th Annual Big 400 Show and all art is $50.  It is a cash a carry show- which means you purchase the painting right then and there and you go home with the work.!
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Thursday, October 24, 2013

A Tiny Bee Project #8- Wave


I am drawn to the ocean- the sound of the ocean waves, the birds skimming the water and walking in the wake. Going to the coast is one of the most relaxing places especially when your toes are buried in the sand and if it's a warm day with the sun warming the sand.  My parents live out on the coast and we visit them quite often.  It's one of the best escapes.  The dunes that lead up to the ocean swirl up toward the sand and it fells like your walking the path in a Robert Frost poem- it is that beautiful and romantic. My dogs get so excited to clammer up the path to the ocean getting more and more excited to run their feet in the soft wet sand.  I did a drawing of the beach by my parents house with high weedy dunes and there are lots of critters hidden all over the place.  I think I have seen everything from black bears, deer, and the biggest blue birds I have ever seen in my life- in fact they are so big you take a handful of peanuts and put it out and they swallow peanuts in the shell whole.  Talking about it makes me miss it out there- something about the serenity out there.

What are you up today? 
Next weeks assignment is "Flicker". :) How ever you want to interpret it.
Feel free to check out and link up with 12 Oz Bee House
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Why I love fall.

I have lived in Oregon practically my whole life and I can't remember a time that fall has been so beautiful.  Typically fall weather around these parts is nothing but rain, rain and more rain with little spots of sunshine.  But not this year! I don't want to jinx it but the weather has been absolutely amazing, We have been taking lots of family walks, almost everyday just the three of us and we have been enjoying the sunshine. Nora particularly loves walking and hearing the crunching of the leaves beneath her feet.  She is so curious about everything and it's amazing how little toddlers find so much joy in the tiniest of life's little details and it reminds me how life isn't always so complicated.  Nora insists on walking most of the time on our walks and when you pick her up starts kicking her little legs and tries to be shaken loose.  She pointed out several big fat lazy squirrels and tried to chase after them. She is starting to hold our hands when we walk and her favorite new word is tickle. :) 


  

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The Big 400 #5- General Electric Snooze Clock

Happy Tuesday! I always do some vintage type still lifes especially meant for this show.  I started painting vintage little treasures maybe a couple of years ago and now I just love looking for everyday old items to paint. I think my favorites are clocks, radios, cameras and typewriters. The real clock I found at an estate sale for 50 cents.   I think my favorite era of time to thrift is the 50's and 60's and just love the use of color and how much personality it has. 

Tonight I am having a few lovely ladies over to screen print- yah! so excited.  What are you up to today? 

Oil Painting on 8X8 wood board.
  
Want to see previous work for this show? Big400/Big 300/Big 200/Big 100

Details:
Date: December 14th- 2 p.m. and runs until January 21st.
Location:  Peoples Art of Portland Gallery
700 SW Fifth (3rd floor) People's is Suite 4005, Portland, Oregon
There are over 400 artists participating in the 6th Annual Big 400 Show and all art is $50.  It is a cash a carry show- which means you purchase the painting right then and there and you go home with the work.!
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Monday, October 21, 2013

Resources for Portland Northwest Bloggers

Since starting blogging I have discovered so many different resources for connecting with other bloggers in the area. I have always been a little nervous about meeting people in real life its from the internet- I think I've watched too many tv shows about serial killers and axe murderers.  I've gotten over my fear because it's like going from virtual friend to in real life friend.  Sometimes I feel like it's good to hide in my studio or hide behind the screen but after I started blogging again after I had my daughter- I have starting going to different get togethers for bloggers and have met so many new friends.
1.  Portland Bloggers Group- A group that has a get together every over month with different themes and speakers.   There is also a directory that you can have your blog listed and connect with other bloggers that blog about the same things you do.  The girls that run the group are extremely passionate about blogging and love connecting with other bloggers.  They also have a daily link up on their Facebook page with blog posts.  Website & Facebook links.
2. Pacific Northwest Bloggers - They throw a couple of get togethers a year typically in either Seattle or Portland and they know how to throw one hell of a party.  I've been to a couple of the parties and there is always lots of fun people, great snacks, a goodie bag and door prizes. What more could you want? I'm really looking forward to their holiday party coming up on November 3rd- and I think there are still tickets available if your in this neck of the woods!  Website & Facebook links.
3.  Cascadia Connect.- I'm new to this group but the ironic thing about joining this group is that I had a ton of friends already in this group. Funny huh? They do a weekly blog promotion and they also share local events that other bloggers might be interested in attending.

Happy Monday!
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Friday, October 18, 2013

Have an amazing weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? Fall is in full swing and the weather has been amazingly warm and the leaves are changing. It's been so warm that almost no jacket required. yah! When the weather is like this I could spend all day at the beach, drinking hot coco from a thermos and looking for seashells in the sand.  Sometimes I just want to freeze time like in this photo.
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Thursday, October 17, 2013

A Tiny Bee Project #7- Speckle

Happy Thursday! This week's A Tiny Bee's project was "speckle" and I have always thought speckled is such a pretty word . It's sort of funny that words can be pretty or maybe even delightful or even bring a little sparkle of joy, that a word can convey a feeling versus the meaning.   I think what's sort of special about this word is that something speckle-y is usually involving polka dots and my mind immediately goes to a bird which bird eggs are usually have some sort of speckles and they are usually pretty adorable little eggs that are tucked deep into a nest.   So I painted this lovely fat sparrow which is one of my favorite birds.  Do you ever watch the tv show Portlandia? If you haven't seen it- it's a tv show based upon where I live because Portland is a pretty unusual place.. a special place but lots of strange and unique.  I adore the show and have had my artwork in it the last couple of seasons, which is sort of crazy to think about.  Anyway, the whole point of the show is that it pokes fun of Portland and one of the big jokes from season 1 is that all Portland artists make art that involves birds.  The episode was called "Put a Bird on it."  Well guess what? I was totally one of those artists. lol. So for a long time I didn't paint any birds because everyone was painting birds and I guess I didn't want my work to be a joke and why do I have to make something everyone else is making. and I moved on from painting animals and birds and got into painting other things which I think was sort of a good thing... but I did love making this bird and animals have been showing up in my sketchbook again.

Do you ever move on from something and then somehow find your way back to it? It seems like that has been happening a lot lately in my work. 

Next weeks assignment is "Wave". :) How ever you want to interpret it.

Feel free to check out and link up with 12 Oz Bee House
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Big 400 #4 The Palms

I know what your thinking.. no not the Palms in Vegas but this is the The Palms in Portland, Oregon. :) This motor hotel is a cheappie place out on the east side of town and I have always loved its sign. There is a little glowing monkey that is climbing up the palm tree and the arrow lights are just plain awesome because of the way they glitter. I still have 6 more little paintings to go for the Big 400 show and still feel like I have a long way to go.  I always start out painting like I can totally make all 10 of these and it's going to go by so quick and then when I hit the middle I feel like I'm not painting or working fast enough and I will never be able to make the deadlines. I know I can do it! but who needs sleep? especially when I am chasing around a 15 month old during the day.

The weather has been pretty incredible the last few days and Nora has insisted going on her daily nature hike down the street. We found a caterpillar the other day and she was so tickled pink.

What are you up to today?

Oil Painting on 8X8 wood board.
  
Want to see previous work for this show? Big400/Big 300/Big 200/Big 100

Details:
Date: December 14th- 2 p.m. and runs until January 21st.
Location:  Peoples Art of Portland Gallery
700 SW Fifth (3rd floor) People's is Suite 4005, Portland, Oregon
There are over 400 artists participating in the 6th Annual Big 400 Show and all art is $50.  It is a cash a carry show- which means you purchase the painting right then and there and you go home with the work.!

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Monday, October 14, 2013

Podcasts I Currently Love

I love to read and I love a good delicious book. but a lot of my free time is sucked away into making art. Painting is were my heart is. So I realized I can either make art or read and even though I love to read- making art always wins.  In my studio I listen to a lot of music and records but I have started listening to podcasts because I since I am not able to really read why not start listening to podcasts? I have never really been into books on tape or talk radio and I was craving something a little more substantial.  I mean lets just say it reading books makes your brain smart and I don't know about you but when I am reading I feel my brain getting smarter. lol- So since being a mom and making art and having no time to read anything and my free time is dedicated to my art.  I had a friend suggest to me to start listening to podcasts and it's something you can do while creating something.  I am just going to be honest listening to something like talk radio reminds me of my grandmother- she would sit in her apartment for hours crocheting, smoking cigarettes and listening to talk radio- so podcasts made me think that I was going to be listening to something old fashioned versus something substantial and enriching content. Judgements aside- why not give it ago? and guess what? listening to podcasts are being added to my addiction list :) So here are a few of my favorite.

Good Life Project  is a podcast about creative entrepreneurship and how creatives are carving their own way in this world.  I think what I love most about this podcasts is that they interview relevant people like artists, bloggers, and authors. People who are real trail blazers for their craft and independent thinkers.  There is usually a brief introduction but usually the talk centralizes on something that they are currently working on or some of their major motos for life.   Its a once a week podcasts and it's really inspiring to stay motivated and also encouraging that I can be my own trail blazers and it's more important for me to create my own path then to follow someone elses.

The Accidental Creative is a podcast about being creative, but it's not so much about the idea it's more about keeping your creative fire lit. In making art I know I put everything into my work and try to make whatever I am working the best work I have ever made. Doing your best- takes a lot of energy and time and have realized over time when giving something your all- a creative can get burned pretty easily.  This podcasts is a specialist on how to stay creative and keep up just the idea train. He interviews entrepreneurs and how they do it- and tips and tricks on how they keep creating and stay motivated.

The Moth has been going since 1997 and it's true stories told by memory which are generally funny, crazy, and touching life stories.. some famous people and lots of non famous and they are told at a mic on a stage.  Each story you walk in someone's shoes and it's quite an adventure.

Do you have any podcasts you listen to?
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Friday, October 11, 2013

Pumpkin Patch Love

I couldn't help myself but we went to another pumpkin patch and I think that is what your supposed to do when you have a kid right? Some of the moms and I got together to do a play date at a nearby pumpkin patch and it was so incredibly pretty out there. The trees are starting to change to red/orange/yellow and it really feels like we are in the midst of fall. Let me tell you the kettle corn was pretty incredible. I gave Nora a kernel or two to try and before I knew it she had the bag and was giving me the kernels and insisting she was in charge of the popcorn.  She ate it all and I know we need to work on those sharing skills. :)

What are you up to this weekend? I think we have some pie baking happening.. Well I should say attempting to make pie. I in-listed my mother to help so hopefully it will turn out.
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Thursday, October 10, 2013

A Tiny Bee Project #6 - Collection

This week's assignment was collection. The first thing that pop's into my brain when I think of collection is of that Little Mermaid song- when she is a mermaid and she is looking at all her treasures that she has collected from human ship wrecks like a spoon, a fork and a thimble. Do you remember that song? I am so going to get that song stuck in my head.

Well I have to say I am a collector! I love to go thrifting and to estate sales and auctions... I love a good hunt for old things.  I have learned over time to let myself collect a few certain things versus everything! because I secretly want everything. This is one of my favorite things- its an old Oliver typewriter #5 that mom gave me last Christmas.  I love typewriters- and I have about 4 now but I used to have a lot more.  This one is extra special because it's so much older than my other typewriters - it was made in 1909- which is crazy to think of something as over 100 years old and still works and types. I love it so much- and all I can think about it the letters it's written or the work it has made. I've also picked up some vintage wallpaper sample books from the 60's and those have been showing up in my sketchbook as well.

Do vintage things inspire you too?

Next weeks assignment is "Speckle". :) How ever you want to interpret it.

Feel free to check out and link up with 12 Oz Bee House

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Big 400 #3 - Pinwheel


Here is my next one for the upcoming holiday art show the Big 400.  I have been sort of obsessed with painting portraits lately and have been getting the face images from Busted.  So if you have gotten in trouble with the law- your mug shot is public record. yikes! I just think it's really funny looking at the pictures and some of the people are smiling! I've never been arrested but I would probably be crying my eyes out if I did.  I did called for jury duty once and I didn't get picked for the jury but it still freaked me out just being in the building.  I am afraid of danger :) lol.  It is also interesting to me the people who look just bored and that they look like they have a little bit of guilt in their eyes but they have to put on this bored exterior to survive it all.  I think that's like a lot of people- even the ones who haven't gotten into trouble.

It's gorgeous weather here today and we are getting out of the studio to enjoy some of that beautiful fall weather.   I think there might be some pumpkin donuts in our future. What are you up to today?

Oil Painting on 8X8 wood board.
  
Want to see previous work for this show? Big400/Big 300/Big 200/Big 100

Details:
Date: December 14th- 2 p.m. and runs until January 21st.
Location:  Peoples Art of Portland Gallery
700 SW Fifth (3rd floor) People's is Suite 4005, Portland, Oregon
There are over 400 artists participating in the 6th Annual Big 400 Show and all art is $50.  It is a cash a carry show- which means you purchase the painting right then and there and you go home with the work.!
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

DIY Meow Kitty Painted Pumpkin

Born and raised in Portland- it rains a lot here. I have always pretty much done the regular thing and hallowed out the pumpkin and carved the pumpkin but sadly the last couple of years my pumpkin has gone mushy. Last year I painted a pumpkin and carved one and the painted one made it all the Halloween.  Well... Almost the day after Halloween but the neighborhood kids steal all the pumpkins and smash them at the bottom of the hill. But last year, Tim and his brother heard the kids on the porch and this is around 10 o'clock at night and they jumped up and ran out the door. Tim is super mellow and non confrontational and to this day he is very proud he ran out there.  He didn't find them but he went looking for I don't know what.
This was extremely easy. I cut out the shape of a cat head in cardboard and guess what? instant stamp.  I painted the eyes and then a triangle nose. Then I added little caption bubbles with different kitty phrases.  Seriously so easy and Nora is already pointing at the pumpkin. I think she thinks the cat looks similar to Yoda since he is a black pug.  I know black pug and black cat so similar !:)

Have a wonderful Tuesday.

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Pumpkin Patch!

We went to the pumpkin patch over the weekend and I think what I look forward to the most is how the pumpkin patch starts the kick off to the holidays. It was so gorgeous this weekend and only a few wispy clouds in the sky and it was warm!  

Nora loved every moment of the pumpkin patch- but I think her most favorite thing was being able to walk around all by herself because she kicks up her legs and trots around like the ability to walk is the greatest thing ever.  She is also loves doing lots of high fives and low fives.  A person never really being around little toddlers till I had one- its just crazy how excited they get over the little things and it just warms your heart.  She loves to laugh and have her tummy tickled and she tries to say the word tickle but can't quite get all the syllables.  Seriously- major adorbs.

Let me tell you about the petting zoo.  This was the first time Nora really got the animals and was so excited to see all the different animals in their pens. See that goose? Well it was just waiting for a child to stick their finger in there and just nip it off. There was a sign that said children are the responsibility of their parent but that goose looks very vicious. :) 

Now off to decorate pumpkins.  What are you to this Monday?
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Friday, October 4, 2013

Happy Friday.


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Happy Friday! I am so looking forward to this weekend- because the weather is supposed to be in the 70's. We just had about 2 weeks straight of rain and we are going to the pumpkin patch! yah! I am so excited to do get lost in the corn maze, drink apple cider, go on a hay ride and hopefully eat an elephant ear. yum! What I love most about going to the pumpkin patch around here is there usually on farms with amazing fruits and vegetables and I can't wait to get some fresh apples. I could see some apple pie baking in my future.  This is Nora's first  Halloween that she is going to start getting really excited about the things happening around her and can't wait to make special memories with her. I also have lots of DIY Halloween activities planned this weekend since I need to Halloweenafi my house, which I think I might drive Tim crazy but it's all in the spirit of the holidays. right? :)

 What are you up to this weekend?
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Thursday, October 3, 2013

A Tiny Bee Project #5 - North

This week creative prompt was North, which I immediately thought of Kim Kardashian and Kayne West's Baby- baby North and then I started thinking about that I live in the North West but I think my favorite North is the North Star.  North Star reminded me of a book that I read a long time ago "Follow Your North Star" by Martha Beck. It is a pretty great book about a woman who learns how to listen to her inner voice and that ultimately if one wants to lead the best life for them they have to follow that inner voice for happiness.   I have been thinking a lot lately about my inner compass and where is it headed or I should say my inner creative compass.  I love to make art but I feel like I am not making enough. I'm not sure where the drive has come from to just make stuff but it's hit me over the head that I should be making things and that I need more projects, even though I have a full plate of projects and have started planning for 2014.  Maybe I'm a little crazy? That's what my north is telling me to go and am thinking I should just go with it and not think about it. no over thinking allowed. :)

Happy Thursday!

Next weeks assignment is "Collection". :) How ever you want to interpret it.

Feel free to check out and link up with 12 Oz Bee House
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Big 400 #2 - Hot Cake House

Oh this place. This is the place that when you would stay out all night long way past my bed time now and would go get breakfast or greasy burgers at 3 in the morning. I remember my friends and I would pile up in my 1987 Honda and go wait in line for burgers or breakfast. Even though it is called the Hot Cake House- we would call it the Pancake House and it's one of the few places in the city that is open all night long. The line to get in this place was always long after 2 am and while you waited in line you could see the cooks on the griddle cooking like crazy people and I can still smell the grease. :)  I have been painting a lot of Portland at night lately because I love the glow and the electric signs. I also have to paint the electric wires more delicately. 

What are you up to today? 

Want to see previous work for this show? Big 300/Big 200/Big 100

Details:
Date: December 14th- 2 p.m. and runs until January 21st.
Location:  Peoples Art of Portland Gallery
700 SW Fifth (3rd floor) People's is Suite 4005, Portland, Oregon
There are over 400 artists participating in the 6th Annual Big 400 Show and all art is $50.  It is a cash a carry show- which means you purchase the painting right then and there and you go home with the work.! 
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Big 400 #1

I started painting for the 6th annual Big 400.  I started painting for this show when there was only 30 artists and now it has grown to over 400 artists, hence the name the Big 400.   It's still crazy to just  think how small it was and now how big of an art show it is.  I am so grateful they want me to be apart of the show every year because its one of my favorites.  Its a show that's gotten so large that people line up hours before just to get their hands on artwork.  I sold out my artwork the last couple of years and last year my work sold out opening night.  Each artists can choose up to 10 paintings to have in show, and I always feel a little bit of pressure for this show because I want to make amazing work... well I guess I feel the pressure every time I make something lol.

Each artists get 10 pieces of wood all of the same size and all the paintings are hung together in no particular order and there are no signs with no names.  It's a cash and carry show- so you pick out the artwork you want and go home with a painting or paintings that night. It's a great show if you are looking for some original artwork for Christmas or looking for artwork for your home.  I always end up going home with a couple paintings to add to my growing collection of artwork because these paintings are the perfect size for making a gallery hanging display.

Here is the first one- and bicycles have been showing up in my art work again.  I think the reason why is because I love a good bike ride but I also love the way you feel free while bike riding and I think how much I loved it as a kid and its one of my happy places. I also love painting the motion of riding a bike especially motion caught in a painting.

Want to see previous work for this show? Big 300/Big 200/Big 100

Details:
Date: December 14th- 2 p.m. and runs until January 21st.
Location:  Peoples Art of Portland Gallery
700 SW Fifth (3rd floor) People's is Suite 4005, Portland, Oregon
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