Saturday, September 17, 2011

Caught, Orange & Black-Handed!...

This afternoon, as I was intensely painting away, JP snuck in and started snapping candid photos of me at work! EEK! No chance for hair & make-up, and where was wardrobe when I needed them?!  Yes, he caught me orange & black-handed, working on the last few pieces in preparation for my two Halloween shows. My long work table is a happy Halloween disaster of characters waiting for a final touch here or perhaps a pair of arms there. Luckily, I have another bin of completed goodies, all ready to go. Just wish I was!.... You're probably asking, why I would even have time to post this. And well, when 9pm rolled around, my right hand was sending me less and less subtle messages to call it a night! Anyway, here's the proof that I am truly busy at work, getting ready for Halloween. We (that's JP and I, along with all the Halloween characters I am bringing to life...) hope to see YOU at the Ghoultide Gathering and/or the Halloween Trunk Show.......

~ Johanna

Johanna-Paints-more

* Yes, looks I needed to change out my paint water, but who has time!

Johanna-Ponders

* A growing crowd of owls, jack-o'-lanterns, bats, black cats, crows, ghosts, a moon and a mouse, are almost officially done. I must say that they look more dapper than I....

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* It's a funny feeling to be surrounded by all these spooky-sweet faces staring back at me!

Johanna-Smiles

* I take a quick moment to look up as I paint a ghostly black and white base chamber vase...

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12 comments:

Marilou of Lulu's Lovlies and Heartful Creations said...

Oh Johanna, You are way too cute and so talented! Have a great and successful show! Marilou

Johanna Parker said...

Seriously, you think I'm cute?! hehe :) Well, I feel better now, as I almost didn't post these photos! Thanks Marilou..... You're a sweetie.

~ Johanna

Cameron said...

I'm so glad you did post this! I love to see fellow artists in their element....no make-up and all. Half the time, I'm still in my pajamas, too...haha!

I adore seeing all those Halloween Characters gathered 'round ready for their next adventure!

Johanna Parker said...

Glad you enjoyed it Cameron..... It's always good to be "real" and yes, I live in comfy pants and sloppy shirts most of the time that often double as PJs.... Fashion at its best ~ haha!

simplydelicious said...

You are much neater than me....my hands would have been a mess and I laughed at your paint water....before you mentioned it...looks like mine!

Loved the candid photos. You looked adorable.

Karen

Poe said...

Beautiful pictures! You are stunning!
I really love your creations, good luck at your shows!
Hugs xoxoxox

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

I guess you have been a busy gal!!!
Look at all those goodies!!!
Can't wait to meet you at the Ghoultide show!
Prim Blessings
Robin

MsBittyKnacks said...

Great to see you raw and at work, glad you posted it ;)

prims by olde lady morgan said...

So love them all!!!! Great photo's of you at work! love them! OLM

Anonymous said...

You HAVE been working, working! I love these teasers. The creations look amazing. I can't wait to see some in person. :)

Jody H.

Dan said...

Johanna~

Thank you for sharing the pictures with us. It is a treat(treat...get it???) to get to see inside your studio and see you busy at work. Your creations look wonderful and I know everyone will love them. I just wish your upcoming events were not so far away. It would be wonderful to come and see them in person! Keep up the good work!

~Dan~

Elma said...

Oh my word I wish I was sitting in that room with you!!!!