Strawberry Souffle Sunflower Bouquet
by Nancy Medina
Oil on Archival Panel
Here's your mission, should you choose to accept it: Arrive home from teaching a four-day sold out workshop in another state. Land. Exit plane. Hop in car. Race to store to purchase flowers for the video scheduled for 7 am sharp the next morning. Arrive at flower store only to discover no worthy flowers are present. Race home and begin clipping flowers from your yard like a madwoman. Put all these clippings in buckets of water and pray they hold up until the next day. Arrive at video shoot and appear calm, collected, and mentally functional, including being able to remember your name on camera. And a few colors, too. It's always good to remember a few colors when one is painting on camera.... Lastly, try not to eat the fresh strawberries. They're for painting, not eating. Back away from the fresh strawberries, even though they smell absolutely heavenly!
It's been a busy week, as you can tell, but I'm so excited to announce my newest video is now in production, featuring sunflowers and strawberries in yummy colors. Also, my first DVD arrived last week for my new hydrangea video. As soon as I can locate a PC, (the instructions say you must watch the DVD on a Mac, a PC, and 2 different kinds of DVDs) then I'll have another big announcement for you! And I've finally discovered, having your own art business means you work more hours a week than having two jobs. But I'm loving every moment of this wondrous, grand adventure.... What do you get when your lifetime dream comes true? Pure happiness.
Time for your closeup Mister Sunflower!
Saying cheese for the videographer!
The studio models take a bow!