Coffee in the Denver skyline mug, "Touch and Go" by The Cars on iTunes. Yeah, it was a random choice that again shows the omniscience of the iTunes player. Today is the final photoshoot in the studio and we are to the point that I think the studio and work shots will be easy. The difficult part is going to be getting the lighting and staging right to take pictures of the new work. I am working for a cover shot for the magazine, and I'm not a professional photographer. I almost wish I had thought to hire Bart and have him come in for the day, but it wouldn't matter because he shoots slide film and I have to have digital images uploaded for the Profitable Glass staff by Sunday--no ifs, buts, or maybes.
Thanks to Dee yesterday and Dee and Stacy on Wednesday the painting is all done but for the bathroom. The bathroom is still in a condition such that my child asks me if she can home and use ours instead of going at the studio. *sigh* So there's a dead spider or two in the corner and some little dead bugs in the tub. What's the big deal?
There was no post yesterday as my normal writing/organization time--around 8:30 am--was taken up by back-to-back phone calls and then it was time to paint. And then it was time to fire. And, whoopsie daisy no gymnastics or ballet today! And then it was time to eat, get the Sprout bathed and read with her (she finished reading "Go, Go, Go" her first Dick and Jane book last night) and get her to bed. I planned to write an 800 word web article, update my firing schedule with all the new collaborative work and catch up on other computer administrivia after that and instead I fell into an exhausted sleep.
Now it's almost 9:30 and I need to hit the ground for another full day. The picture at top right is my paperweight from my class last weekend. It stands about 6-1/2" tall and I love it, but I have no plans to quit my day job--glassblowing (even if you just manipulate it and don't really blow it) is really hard and it takes a long time to gain proficiency. But a hot shop with a little furnace and glory hole for the studio... Just kidding.