Sunday, January 13, 2008


Anticipating Spring ©2008 Karen Mathison Schmidt
6 x 6 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection and easy cleaning

Here’s Bailey, in a comfy spot by the window, looking out at the wintery day. I like to imagine she’s anticipating the warm days ahead, but I really have no idea what goes on in that head. She might be remembering back to her carefree kitten days (as opposed to her stress-ridden and over-burdened life of today ... ha!). Or she might be planning her next strategic move in her secret plan to become Queen of the Universe.

I really meant to take more work in progress photos, but once I got to a certain point, I just couldn’t stop painting ... I guess I was “in the zone”!

and here’s a close-up view:

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