Monday, September 2, 2013

finally...."October"


As I'm working towards the October exhibit of eight of the Calendar tapestries, I finally took the time to get a decent photo of the "October" tapestry. Those of you who have so kindly been voting for me over at the Martha Stewart American Made site (link in sidebar) may have already seen it over there.

This tapestry is the one that most says "Colorado" to me. It is a view I never tire of; looking up at the blindingly golden aspen leaves against the bright blue sky. Those leaves will be changing again soon, and I'm sure that, having now woven this tapestry, I will find them even more beautiful. I have discovered first hand that 'only God can make a tree,' and I can just make a tapestry that is an humble apttempt to capture the beauty of that tree.

I am still frantically weaving on the "June" tapestry, but some truly concerted work could possibly lead to a cutting off at the end of the week. (Fingers crossed - when they aren't weaving.)

Today, in addition to the weaving, I need to update my resume' and write an artist's statement for that exhibit. That will cut into my loom time, but doing those things is one of those 'necessary evils' artists must do occasionally. I guess this truly is Labor Day for me this year!

2 comments:

Kathe Todd-Hooker said...

necessary evils-are never fun for me. i hope you enjoy them more then I do. Seems like there should be a better descriptor that doesn't make one want to gind the old molars. Looking at doing necessary evils today also.
k

K Spoering said...

I got mine done, Kathe. Whew! Feels so much better without that hanging over my head! Now I can get back to the loom.....