Saturday, April 16, 2011
"La Catrina" Statue ~Sold~
I wanted to share my newest ceramic creation with you! I go through phases where I fall in love with a paint color, and I think I'm really getting into gold. I just love how bright and shimmery it looks on the Catrina statue. Yesterday, I purchased copper and silver paint that I'm looking forward to trying - I may be entering a metallic phase... ;)
I also just placed a large order for some new ceramic pieces, and can't wait to get my hands on them! Here's a sneak preview of one (you know I love mermaids!):
I'm hopeless when it comes to stocking up on items to paint! My studio shelves stay full of inventory, and I just love having a variety to choose from. It's so great having the freedom to follow my creative drive each day, not knowing in advance what I'll select next. Although, it is a little overwhelming at times having so many options! There are days where I become frozen and just can't decide what to make next - kind of like having to choose a flavor when standing in front of bins of delicious ice cream. I used to try and run my business more methodically, re-creating the same items and focusing only on popular pieces. While that's probably the best and smartest move for a successful business, that can get rather boring for me and my work shows it. Not to say that I ignore what people like and request, that would be silly! I just enjoy keeping things fresh, even though it makes for a bit of creative overload in my brain at times.
I'm off to work on a new print, or maybe I should paint a plaster piece, or maybe another paper garland design, or maybe... (my crazy ramblings fade into the distance)... :)