New Collage, Scrolls Series
Yesterday and today were garden days again. Yesterday we expanded our raised bed area and got the dirt ready, and today I got my sixteen tomato plants set out.
Several of them are from heirloom seeds that I’ve been pampering for about two months, and four were well-established Cherokee Purples that we bought from our favorite nursery.
We also brought home some flowers and ornamentals for shade areas in the yard and for some of the big pots. In addition, I managed to find a gorgeous mix of several cosmos flowers in the back of the greenhouse. It’s always so much fun to walk through the nursery and pick out beautiful things to adopt and bring home. Then when I get them here, the realization soon dawns that there’s a lot of digging still to do.
I think the cosmos were my favorite find of the day. What I love about them are the tall, delicate stems that seem to suspend their blossoms in midair.
Studio time today consisted of a half hour of doodles and then putting screw eyes and wires on the backs of three big paintings that are to be delivered for the annual juried show at the local Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts. That opening reception is on the 15th of May and the gallery show runs for a month.
The above collage is number seven in the Scrolls series. I’ll keep this series going for a while. (Click on the image for more information.)