DJ Geribo

Fine Artist

On My Easel

Back in My Studio Again

So, more than one month after my last blog, we are still remaining quarantined in our own home, away from others. Along with so many others, I'm getting really tired of this. Fortunately we have lots to do around our home (and I mean that literally, like cleaning the garage, the basement, projects in the yard - and we have many acres - the list goes on) and one of the things to do is paint. Now that the weather is beginning to warm up I am spending more time in my studio. I'm also looking forward to doing some painting outdoors. 

 Now, the problem with working in a variety of mediums is when I'm working on one I want to jump into another - that is how my studio is set up. The watercolor/ colored pencil section is in one area, the acrylics are at another table, the oils at my large easel in the middle, and pastels are at the back. So I was working on an oil and I got the strong desire to work on pastels. I bought myself the basic set of Pan Pastels a few years ago and love them. I took out a 5"x7" gatorboard, grey, and started working on a white wolf. Pan Pastels do work here but the surface is a little rough and pencils with NuPastels seem to work best on this smaller size. This work-in-progress is featured in my Mar/Apr Art Apart Newsletter that I just sent out on April 30. 

(Photo is of the pastel area in my studio)

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Upcoming Events

2018 Holiday Shows

If you aren't signed up to receive my quarterly newsletter, you may not have seen the shows I am currently participating in during the Holiday season. So, here they are:

November 03 - Granite State Choral Society -
Holiday Show

9 - 3pm - Rochester Community Ctr, 150 Wakefield St., Rochester, NH

November 23, 24, 25 - Castle in the Clouds   Holiday Show
10 - 4:30pm - 455 Old Mountain Rd., Moultonborough, NH

December 01 - Prospect Mountain High School - Holiday Show
9 - 2pm - 242 Suncook Valley Rd (Rte 28),  Alton, NH

 

All of these shows are free to the public. Come in and do your holiday shopping! Only 63 days until Christmas!!!! Yikes!! Stop by to say "Hi!" and purchase my latest book, or a mini original piece of artwork, or commission me to do an animal portrait. Don't wait until the last minute!