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Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art Now Through March 2018

Adult Workshops

Paint like Gauguin – Saturday, January 20th

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Cost: $30
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, January 20th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

  • Learn about Post-Impressionism and Gauguin.
  • Leave with an acrylic painting on canvas of your favorite Gauguin piece.
  • Study a master’s work – a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills.
  • All skill levels are welcome.
All materials are provided! You can bring in a copy of your favorite Gauguin, or use copies provided.

$30 per person.

To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

 

Paint like Georgia O’Keeffe – Saturday, January 27th

Georgia OKeeffe

Cost: $30
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, January 27th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

  • All materials provided. You can bring in a copy of your favorite O’Keeffe, or use copies provided.
  • Leave with an acrylic painting
  • Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome
  • To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

Paint like Monet – Saturday, February 3rd

Monet1

Cost: $30
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, February 3rd, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

  • All materials provided. You can bring in a copy of your favorite Monet, or use copies provided.
  • Leave with an acrylic painting
  • Learn about Impressionism and Monet
  • Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills
  • Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome
  • To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

 

Drawing: Perspective & Composition – Saturday, February 10th

Perspective & Composition

Cost: $30
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, February 10th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

  • All materials provided
  • Learn about perspective: 1 point, 2 point & atmospheric
  • Learn different drawing techniques
  • Strengthen your compositions
  • Great for beginners. All levels welcome.
  • To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

Using Color & Value in Landscapes – Saturday, February 24th

Color & Value in Landscapes

Cost: $30
Taught by Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, February 24th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

  • All materials provided
  • Learn about color theory, mixing and values.
  • Learn simple techniques for improving your art.
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • Great for beginners. All levels welcome.
  • To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

 

Figures, Color & Light – Friday & Saturday, March 2nd & 3rd

Figures, Color & Light

Cost: $85 for one day, or $150 for both days
Instructor: Bobbi Baldwin
Friday & Saturday, March 2nd & 3rd, 10:00am – 3:00pm.

An in-depth study of how color theory applies to the human form. This class is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about how to draw the human form. It will also apply color theory to the way you draw the figure – including how shadow and light can make your work far better. You will go away with a stronger knowledge of how to apply light and shadow, keep them separated, and how to draw anyone in any position.

To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

Fairy Houses – Saturday, March 17th & March 24th

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Cost: $50
Instructor: Jan Lacy
Saturday March 17th & 24th, 10:30am – 1:30pm.

Join Jan in learning how to make lighthearted, and fun fairy houses. The first day will be handbuilding. She’ll help you with construction and decoration. Then she’ll do all the firing and the second day you glaze. Jan provides all the materials. Fairy houses will be ready to take home 1-2 weeks after the last class (to allow for the glaze firing).

To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

Strada Easel 31 Day Challenge

Challenge Time.

I have decided to try my hand in participating in a 31 day art challenge this upcoming January 2018.  Strada Easel is hosting the challenge for artists.  To explain, the idea is to draw or paint from life every day.  Also, artists post their work along with the hashtag #stradaeasel to their facebook page.

Challenge: Drawing From Life

The Prize?  

Well, yes.  Strada is adding a little extra incentive.  For artists who post all 31 days in January, they will be entered into a drawing for one of five Strada easels.  

However, I figure the easels aren’t the only prizes.  For me, just finishing the challenge would be quite the prize.  Even though drawing and painting on a daily basis is what I do, finishing either on a daily basis is hard.  It will require focus.  Even harder, I’ll need let go of fussing over a detail here or there.

Artist Kay Driver and Plein Air Challenge.

I found out about the challenge from friend and fellow artist Kay Driver.   She’s done another of Strada’s similar events before.  In September, they have a daily plein air challenge.  And, I gather from Kay, it was quite the work out.

Artist Karen Knutson, 30-in-30 Challenge.

Another of my artist friends Karen Knutson  participates in another 30-in-30 painting challenge hosted by Leslie Saeta.  One thing I learned from Karen is that she does some prior planning to make sure she is ready and able to finish the 30-in-30.  Karen does abstract paintings she calls “Little Abbey’s”; impressive!

Prepare!

So, I figure I need to set some personal goals, prepare some paper and do some practicing. 

In the meantime, I hope you enjoy a still life study completed today.

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What Inspires Me – Leaves! Three Different Leaf Series

The Question: What Subjects Inspire Me?

Greetings, I have been thinking about what subjects inspire me to draw and paint.   That is to say, the question has been rattling around in the back of my head – where do I draw inspiration?  

What Inspires: Reclamation Series

The Answer?  Took Some Searching.

You would think the answer would come immediately to mind.  However, a satisfactory answer took its time revealing itself.

Why Ask The Question Now?

Before I tell you about what inspires me, let me share with you how this question was planted on my head.  Then, I’ll tell you what sparked the flow of answers.

Sakura Of America Asked The Question.

It all started when Sakura of America, known for Pigma Micron ink pens and Gelly Rolly pens, did a “giveaway” recently through their Instagram account.  In order to enter their “giveaway” you needed to share what inspires you.  

My Answer?  Un-inspiring.

Well, I figure my answer was un-inspiring.  Oh yes, I could think of the usual answer: nature, cats, flowers, coffee cups.  But, I was rather mystified.  My answer lacked that something special that might inspire someone, including myself.

So what does inspire me?  Or, better yet, how do I “get inspired”?  

What Inspires: Two Methods.

Oddly enough, there are two ways that I use to find inspiration.

Method One, The Usual Way:  

To illustrate this first method, imagine that I am working away drawing something ordinary like a coffee cup or a napkin.  It is through the work itself that I will find something special to say about the subject.

Method Two: The Not-So-Usual Way:  

This second method is less predictable.  To explain, I’ll be going about my business of living and then, all of a sudden, I notice something.  An “A-HA” or “Wow!”  moment springs into my head.  I know instantly that the subject is good and I need to do a series of paintings based on this moment.

What Inspires: Fallen Leaves

Autumn Leaves Inspire.

Lets take the subject of “leaves”.  

First of all, using “leaves” as an example of how I find my muse was sparked by a comment a friend left on my facebook page.  She mentioned that she liked some of my leaf paintings.  Her comment was left within 24 hours of reading the Sakura-of-America contest.   I looked at the leaf paintings and then my brain did a jump start.  I thought “That’s it” – that’s how I’ll explain my muse.

About The Three Leaf Paintings (Two Are Part Of A Series)

It turns out that all three leaf paintings were inspired by an “A-Ha!” and “WOW!” type moment.

Autumn In Lithia Park Series.

What Inspires: Autumn In Lithia Park

Autumn In Lithia Park is an early series of paintings I did 2003.  The inspiring moment came as my husband and I were walking through Lithia Park in Ashland, OR.  It was an autumn day and for some reason, there were butterflies and baby skinks everywhere amongst the leaf litter.  I thought it was such a strange and interesting mix of natural elements.  Later that day, I drew my impressions of the scene in my sketchbook.  And, so, a series of four paintings was born.

Fallen Leaves.

Another painting inspired by nature, I painted “Fallen Leaves” in 2004 (see above).  

As I was running down Bear Creek Path in Medford OR, one fall day.  I was taken by the colors and shapes of the leaves against the dark blue-black of the path’s asphalt.  On closer examination, I noticed “ghost” leaves.  To elaborate, the pigments of the fallen leaves apparently create an impression of the leaves on the pavement.  

Again, a moment of awe and inspiration.  

Reclamation Series.

A few years later, my husband and I were campground hosts at Calf Creek Campground in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, UT.  One day as I was doing my rounds in the campground, I noticed some weeds growing out of holes cut into a big boulder.  It was obvious from the geometry of the holes that they were machine made.  

Weeds Growing Out Of Holes.

What struck me was how the weeds found a place to live and grow in an abandoned hole in a boulder.  Leafy, organic shapes emerged from machine-made circles.  How delightful!  I find it fascinating how the Earth reclaims our discarded objects.

What Inspires: Reclamation Series

Conclusion.

In searching for the answer to what inspires me, I realized I find inspiration through two complimentary methods.  The first and most common way is just through the work itself.  I find inspiration through the act of drawing and painting.  The second method is accidental – the special “A-HA” and “WOW” moment when I see something that inspires me.

 

 

 

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First Friday Shows and New Works by Silvia Rothschild Trujillo

During the holidays (and all year ’round), do you ever find yourself needing to slow down but you just can’t? I think this is one of the divine purposes of art… to bring us to our senses in the most literal way, and create a sense of awe out of something as simple as oil on canvas.
Whether you are in Southern Oregon, Northern California or someplace beyond, I have some events and suggestions to help you experience that sense of wonder and connection through art. Read on…

Featured artist show at Art & Soul Gallery, Ashland, OR:

“Gazing With Awe: Rogue Impressions and Beyond”

Talented Hills, Oil painting by Silvia Rothschild Trujillo
   We are surrounded by beauty that begs for acknowledgment. It can be blatant as a snow-frosted peak on a spring morning, or as simple as objects on the kitchen counter. These painting communicate mood and a sense of time by coloring the light and shadow of each season, scene, and still life. My aspiration is to invite the viewer to stop for a second look by invoking the awe in the everyday and the commonplace.

  This show features new work in all sizes. Most are en plein air and represent my range of style as well as the extreme conditions a plein air painter must endure! Come down to the grand opening on First Friday, December 1st at Art & Soul Gallery, 247 E Main St, from 5-8 pm. There will be wine, food and live music by a talented local guitarist. If you can’t come to the opening, don’t worry — all the work will stay up through the end of the month.

Photo of the new show at Art & Soul Gallery; including new paintings of local icons “Crater Lake” and “Table Rock”


It’s never too early to think up a new years’ resolution that will truly enhance and enrich your life. How about “Make more art”? 
Indian Memorial, oil painting by Silvia Rothschild Trujillo. New work plein air painted in the hills above Ashland, Oregon.

Indian Memorial, oil painting by Silvia Rothschild Trujillo

These past few months I’ve been expanding my workshop offerings to include techniques like knife painting, and landscape-specific classes for challenging features such as clouds and skies. Plein air classes are always popular — not only is the tradition centuries old, but it’s receiving new acclaim as a way to bathe in nature while keeping the hands busy. Here are a couple of upcoming workshops I’m teaching in the new year; if you don’t see what you are looking for, please drop me a line. I’m always taking suggestions…
5. "Grizzly Peak Reposed" is the first in that series. You can see images of all the Grizzly Peak paintings here, on my blog.

“Grizzly Peak Reposed” is the first in that series. You can see images of all the Grizzly Peak paintings on my blog.


Medford, OR, Rogue Gallery and Art Center: Shadows & Reflections January 27

Shingletown, CA / June 
Sacramento, CA / April 
Also, a demonstration in Grants Pass for the Josephine County Arts Association in March, and one in the Sacramento area for the Lincoln Hills Painters Club in April.

It’s shaping up to be a busy year. This spring, I will once again be participating in the Teen Mentoring Project through Rogue Gallery in Medford. This wonderful program gives talented at-risk teens the opportunity to explore their creativity and refine their skills in their chosen medium under the guidance of an experienced artist. 

If you can’t make it to a workshop, please bring the art to you by purchasing my work online. In this crazy world, we all need more beauty and stillness in our lives, and I humbly believe my paintings do offer that moment of sanity each time you visit them. 
a large commissioned work I created for the Oregon Retina Center. This is just one of a three-part series of this size!

A large commissioned work I created for the Oregon Retina Center. This is just one of a three-part series of this size!


Check out my new listings on eBay and Zatista.

Wishing you a happy, peaceful holiday season….
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"Turbulence over Grizzly Peak”oil painting by Silvia Rothschild Trujillo. One of a four-part series of paintings completed spring 2017 from her studio's driveway.

“Turbulence over Grizzly Peak” is one of a four-part series of paintings I did this spring from my studio’s driveway.

Kindred Spirits Winter Workshop Schedule

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Winter Workshop Schedule

Season greetings,
Exciting new classes by Cathy Dorris are now available at Kindred Spirits.  You can come sign-up on location during regular business hours or register  online at our website. Materials will be provided for each person and food and beverages will be available for purchase on site. One glass of red or white house wine will be included with your class sign-up. Cathy makes this experience easy to follow and entertaining for each student. These classes fill up quickly so don’t miss out on the fun.

Sign-Up at Kindred Spirits 4:00pm-9pm Tuesday – Saturday
Register online at www.kindredspiritsartalewine.com
Contact Cathy directly at [email protected]

 

 Kindred Spirits Flower Floor Mat workshop
Flower Floor mat
Saturday Dec. 9th
1:00 pm – 5:00pm
$45.00
Sign-Up Here
 Kindred Spirits Heart Reliquary Workshop
Heart Reliquary
Tuesday Dec. 5th
&
Saturday Dec. 30th1:00pm – 5:00pm
$45.00
Sign-Up Here
 Kindred Spirits Mixed Media Wall Hanging Bowl workshop
Mixed Media Wall Hanging Bowl
Saturday Dec. 16th 10:00am – 3:00pm
$65.00
Sign-Up Here
Copyright © 2017 Cathy Dorris Studios, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:

Cathy Dorris Studios

106 Talent Ave. #2

Talent, OR 97540

New Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes!

Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page.
How to Paint Snow
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, Dec 2
1 – 4 pm
  • All materials provided
  • Create your own painting of a winter scene
  • Learn about color theory (warm & cool colors)
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.
Animal Portraits
with Bobbi Baldwin
Saturday, Dec 9
9:30 – 5
Paint your beloved pet or favorite animal, open to all mediums (exce!
Dogs, cats, horses, tigers, cows, wild animals
Whatever your favorite fur or feather animals are!
We will work on learning the anatomical structure of bodies and faces as well as how to best portray them!
We will also work on composition, color theory, techniques, and painting.
Beginners through advanced artists—all are welcome.
$85 per person. Materials list to be sent to you. (Most materials available for use at the Museum if needed).
Art Journaling:
Recipe for a
Perfect Holiday
with Karen O’Brien
Saturday, Dec 16
1:30 – 4:30 (NEW CLASS TIME OFFERED)
In this class we will learn how to begin our own art journal* with simple supplies. I will share plenty of ideas and approaches to begin filling your journals. We will create a journal spread in class focusing on the holiday season.
All you need to bring to class is:
  • Blank journal that can handle water media: 90-140 lb paper
  • OR
  • Old book : thin spine, no larger than 9″ x 12″, no shiny, slick or glossy pages
*What is an Art Journal? It’s a place to record your thoughts, memories, and emotions through images, art and words.
Why do it? It is an easy way to use your creativity every day. It can be done with simple tools. It is portable, requiring very little space to do it. It can be used to document life, travels, plan you art, express your feelings, test out new art products and techniques. It can be personal – only for you, or you can share it with others.
$45 per person. Includes some materials. (List on website)

Open Holiday Studio and New Seasonal Classes at LightGarden Glass Art!

 
Time to spend together…
 
This time of year we are especially appreciative of our friends that visit us throughout the year as well as those who will come into our lives in the future.  Join us for a celebration of the holidays with our Holiday Open Studio.  
 
Four special guest artists will be joining in the festivities and Cliff Creek Vineyards  
will be pouring wine!   
 
Art does not have to be purchased  
to be enjoyed.
 
  
 
 See You There! 

 

 
LightGarden Glass Art
Gift Certificates
can be purchase in house
or online on our website:
    
 
 

 

These projects can be done during our regularly scheduled workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from
10 – 12n.  Please call or email ahead to reserve your space.
 
 

Glass Enamel Painting: Deer

 
 
December 9th 
1-4pm

Here’s a great little project for learning to paint with glass enamels.

Make either the spoon rest or the small platter. Place your glass right over the pattern and paint the top layer, watercolor the bottom layer.

Makes a great gift.
All materials and firing included.

$55

 Clip Art Plates, Bowls, Platters and Spoon Rests 
December 16
1-4pm
 
Learn to make these cute serving pieces with our new  

“clip art” project sheets.

Minimal glass cutting, use up your clear scrap glass. Includes instruction and project sheet, clear base glass and two firings.    

Plates 11″                           $35 plus glass second layer  
Spoon Rests & Platters     $25 plus glass second layer 
Deep Bowl   11″                  $40 plus glass second layer  
 Morning Workshops:

 

Come join our morning workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10a – Noon.  Use our tools and workshop space.  $10 for 2 hours!  Call to reserve your space.  You can do a Flowers of Hope panel during any of our workshops…or a “Try Fusing” panel to get you started in fusing.  You can also schedule bigger projects.  Contact us for more information.

LightGarden Glass Art, 1086 Washburn Lane, Medford, OR 97501-2000

Bells & Angels

The Guardian Angel of Mount Angel Abbey
As I begin to write, the bells begin to ring across the monastery courtyard. Between the bell tower and my window, a statue of a guardian angel stands in the rainy courtyard. I woke to bells ringing at 5:20. They have names, which I’ve already forgotten.
I came here on a mini-retreat, bringing my own bag of coffee and zero expectations. As a Protestant visiting a realm of Catholicism and monasticism, this feels more observational than participatory. I am partly here because I read Kathleen Norris’ book The Cloister Walk, about her seasons spent at a Benedictine monastery in the Midwest. I made this reservation after finishing the book this past summer when I imagined the weather being exactly what it is at this moment: rainy and gray.
Earlier this month, I thought I knew the reason I was coming here, but that morphed to the real reason: to not need a reason. To simply take time away to rest for no other purpose: no multitasking, not even the justification of a tax-deductible tripas most of my freelance artist-writer life is. I logged no miles driving here, even though I will spend this morning in the curvilinear, mid-century library looking through books on Saint Teresa for a current writing project. Therein the happy problem when your work is your love: what does rest look like?
The guardian angel stands, implacable, in the rain. I write like I’m trying to rest: with no purpose. I see the angel. I hear the bells. I drink my coffee. I stare at my socked feet, propped up on the squeaky bed I slept fitfully in. Soon, the library will open. Before long, I’ll start craving not just spirit food but food for this body. Maybe I’ll eat the kale-beet salad I brought. Maybe I’ll walk into town and treat myself to spaetzle at the German restaurant. Maybe I’ll fill myself with bells. I have learned to live with hunger.
The angel keeps watch. The bells will ring again soon.

Daily iPadPro Drawings: Two Strawberry Frogs

Daily Habit.

One of my daily habits is to practice drawing by using my iPadPro.  

Building on the discussion on my previous article, finding time to draw can be challenging.  There are lots of tasks competing for my attention.  However, years ago, I developed the habit of drawing while watching television.

Daily Drawing: iPad Pro Strawberry Frogs
Daily Drawing: Two Strawberry Frogs

TV – v – iPad Pro.

True, TV can be distracting and engrossing.  But, one thing I discovered is that the iPad Pro grabs my attention and keeps it.  Plus, exploring and experimenting with the tools the applications offer is great fun.

Tools.

Speaking of tools, I use an iPencil and the app “Procreate”.  There are many more apps but, being new to this technology, I find Procreate to be a good drawing program.

Jumping Into Digital Drawing.

As water media artist Myrna Wacknov suggests, I’m “embracing the digital divide”.  That is to say I’m jumping into the world of digital drawing and enjoying it!

daily drawing: strawberry frog
Daily Drawing: Strawberry Frog

About the Drawings.

Long time followers may recognize my strawberry poison dart frog model.  You see, I have used it before and often.  The frog is challenging to draw because of perspective.  Plus, its fun!

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Organizing My Day By Priorities And Eight Art Show Tasks

Introduction.

A friend of mine recently asked me how organizing my art work day.  My friend is looking forward to retirement and thinking about painting.

In my head, I started going though organizing my mundane daily schedule: coffee, exercise, breakfast, get to the studio, etc.  Then, I started thinking about whether or not there was a better way to describe the work routine of an artist.  Or, rather, at least this artist.

Organizing My Art-Making Time

Routine?

Then, I wondered, do I have a routine?

It is true, my daily routine is broken up by coffee, exercise, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And coffee.  In between, I use my time to work on my art.  That is unless I have to do things like go grocery shopping and other “must do” errands.

Additionally, the tasks involved in making art include things like marketing;  framing; preparing for art shows; inventories; and etc!

Organizing by Priorities And Deadlines.

Once I started thinking about it the more I wondered, how do I organize my time?   I would describe my work routine by saying I work based on priorities.  And, then, I make sure I draw and paint daily.  

That is, I don’t have an hourly or daily routine.  Instead, I end up organizing my work based on priorities and deadlines that I set.

Project: Deliver One Painting To Local Art Show.

As an example, I’d like to outline roughly eight tasks I needed to complete recently in order to submit a painting to local show.   The show is the Rogue Gallery and Art Center‘s Annual Members Exhibition with a theme, coincidentally, of “Time”.

Come to think of it, these tasks might make a good checklist to make sure all is ready prior to delivery date.

One: Create and complete a painting. 

Perhaps the obvious first step is to create and complete a painting.  When considering artwork for a show, I work best when the painting is completed well in advance.  

Organizing My Day: Artist Inventory

Two: Photograph and add the painting to my inventory database.  

  • This is something I do for each painting prior to it being introduced to the public.
  • If it hasn’t been photographed and entered into our inventory database, it doesn’t get shown.  
  • Fortunately, this task was completed a week in advance.

Three: Mat and frame the painting.  

  • Preparing the mat and frame can be done ahead of time or concurrently with completing the painting and inventory.
  • I do the measurements for the matting, glazing and framing needed for the painting in advance.  
  • Early is better in case I need to purchase matting, framing or glazing.   
  • I cut my own mats and mount the water media painting once its in the inventory.  
  • For some of my paintings, I use my own custom frames.  This is another task that needs to be done ahead of time to allow the frame to dry.
  • Final assembly includes cleaning the glazing and assembly.

Four: Prepare entry forms.  

  • This particular show requires an entry form and title card.  The requirement is standard; it just needs to be done.  It usually takes me an hour or less if all goes well.
  • If I’m doing my own show, I do a more extensive inventory list and prepare my title cards.  This task can take several hours.  It is important to get this task just right!

Organizing My Day: Title Card Example

Five: Transportation.  

Fortunately, with this particular exhibition, I can just drive my painting to the gallery.  No special packaging or crating needed.

Six: Marketing.  

  • I’ll want to let people know about the show and the fact that I’m in it.
  • Writing a narrative about the painting and show is important.  In this way, I let people know what’s special.  Then, add an invitation to friends to attend receptions.  
  • For this particular show, I’ll use this blog and social media.

Seven: Receptions.  

I figure its a good idea to attend receptions, especially if they include my artwork.  This isn’t always possible because of time and distance.  However, since this particular exhibition is just a short drive away, I’ll plan on stopping by!

Eight: After the Show.  

Pick up painting and do any follow up correspondence, particularly if a piece has sold or earned an award.

So, these are the eight major tasks for getting one painting to one show.  The tasks are similar for all shows, though, naturally, there are variations based on show requirements.

Organizing Time: Framing

Organizing Tasks; Managing Time.

Back to the subject of organizing tasks and managing time.   The tasks associated with getting a piece of art into a local show are a sampling of the kind of work I fit into my daily routine.  And, I still need to draw and paint.

Put another way, those few hours between breakfast, lunch and dinner are important!

Better Is Writing Things Down.

How does one stay organized?  Truthfully, I tend to use my memory.  That is to say in the back of my head I have a sort calendar of events, projects and tasks to do.  

However, when I have lots of projects, its a better idea to write them down.  That’s when I pull up my spread sheet and add them to my working calendar or project spreadsheet.  This is especially true for more complicated projects.  As time gets closer, I’ll want to track progress.  In that way, I keep from procrastinating or doing things at the last minute.

Conclusion.

This article ended up being a way for me to review how I manage my time.  I realized that I organize my work day based on projects and priorities.  Then, I fit my daily tasks between coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner!

How about you, do you have a daily routine?

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