Saturday, July 30, 2011

Illustration Friday-Obsession

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ob·ses·sion  –noun

1. the domination of one's thoughts or feelings   by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc.
2. the idea, image, desire, feeling, etc., itself.
3. the state of being obsessed.

I am always the most obsessed when there is a goal to be met. This past June I decided to participate in an art show ten days before the event. Leaving myself a small window of time to pull together a lot of work. I become very focused and very organized. Notes get written, to-do lists are made, computer files get put in order, and blocks of time are found when I think there's nothing left.

It's a mad race against the clock, and I am in my element. And then I stop...and stop...until the next time.
This was the first piece to sell. Why is it the one you always think is a bust, is the first one to go?

Here are a few pictures from the art show