Finally, at this exact moment, all the kids are back to school full-time and I get to paint again!
In case you’ve forgotten, I paint furniture. I almost forgot, too.
Yup, it’s been about 9 months, but Kyle is now back in school full-time after his grueling recovery from hamstring release surgery. So, what was I working on again?
I’m painting this sweet little table with Suzani inspired medallions & trim.
Suzani fabrics have become popular lately- I’ve seen traditional antique suzanis used on modern pillows, furniture, wall hangings and also reinvented in art and textiles.
This one is felted art by Maryann Quinn.
Mixed media work by Kate Lewis– graphite, acrylic, oil, and pen on canvas.
I, of course, am besotted with the old, faded, handmade, slightly off-kilter originals like these:
and I’m sure their inspiration will turn up in many a painted piece in the future.