Saturday, February 11, 2012
Champagne Thursday info:
(detail of a work in progress)
by Susan Roux
As many of you already know, I'm getting prepared to leave for a week on an Artists Retreat. It'll be a mad week of marathon painting. We don't take phone calls. Laptops remain turned off in our bedrooms. Basically we leave all typical daily interruptions behind. The order of the day, every day, is to paint. After awhile with such intense focus, one becomes elevated to a form of a trance. It's like reaching that wonderful painting zone and remaining there full-time.
Oh, it's a wonderful feeling and I can't wait to get there.
Champagne Thursday is our only deviation, but oh what a night it is!
The roster of invites continues to grow. We may have gone a bit overboard this year, but who cares, it's just one night. I've been amazed at the confirmed list of guests. We have some wonderful prominent art figures planning to attend. If you're anywhere in the area, please don't hesitate to come join in the excitement! A bottle of champagne and a nibbler is your only entrance fee. It's an instant party filled with stimulating art conversation among a multitude of fresh-off-the-easel art. Come tour this amazing mansion we spend the week in. You won't be disappointed you came!
February 23rd at 5:00 p.m.
Last house on Shore Drive
Entrance fee: Champagne and a nibbler
See you in just over a week!
The above painting is a close-up detail in an unfinished painting titled