3. Details - booth, location, publicity
4. Reframe all paintings: order stock, stare at compound miter saw for two weeks, plug it in, stare at saw for three more days, touch it, run it for three seconds, cut a test piece, IT WORKS!!!
5. Sand miles of cherry, maple, walnut. Yes you heard me, maple walnut. I want ice cream.
6. Mount canvas paintings to 1/8 Masonite.
7. Order mats, wood glue, canvas glue, band clamps, , gel top coat, brads, a nail punch, and band-aids.
8. Work so hard at your studio that your dogs forget who you are.
9. Order postcards and beg your husband to deliver them to neighbors.
10. I could go on, but I'll stop at 9 because I could go to 30 !
After months of preparation, the pleasant feeling of accomplishment surrounds me and my family, upon which whose help I greatly relied.
A Few More Details To Take Care Of
Here are a few snapshots of yesterday's activities.
Tomorrow I'll be a bit more descriptive. Right now, however, I am grateful to my family for the big help they gave me yesterday. My husband, Jack, my son Michael, and my sister Kate. Thanks guys. A special thanks to Marlene Rye, artist and friend extraordinaire!!
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