Thursday, December 25, 2014

"Bunny Business" in Progress, Merry Christmas

"Bunny Business" work in progress, oil, 20"h x 16"h, ©Jill Banks 2014
Merry Christmas! I hope that's just what it was (Merry).

In between opening presents, nice visiting and some great meals, I did get into the studio for awhile ... that time a Christmas gift for myself.

While son Sam and daughter-in-law Michelle napped (a Christmas tradition in Michelle's family) and husband Randy cleaned up the mess from gift opening, I spent a few hours on "Bunny Business." Tomorrow will be time to return to readying paintings for my upcoming solo exhibit: "Warm Observations: People and Places." No matter how much I stretch the theme, a still life with a rabbit just shouldn't be in the line-up.
I'm thankful for this day. Missed being with our daughter who is sick with the flu. Loved sharing it with Sam, Michelle, Randy and my Mom and Dad.

Events and Exhibits

  • Ongoing: Visit the studio I share with 14 other artists at the Artists’ Atelier, Great Falls, VA open Wed. and Sat., 12- 4pm
  • January 13-February 22, 2015: "Warm Observations: People and Places" Solo Exhibit, ArtSpace Herndon, Herndon, VA. Reception: Saturday, January 17. Painting demonstration: Saturday, January 31. RSVP for painting demo.
  • See the Events page for more info/updates
Thanks for reading! Merry Christmas!


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