Thursday, January 2, 2014

Happy New Year!!! She hides her dreams inside her head - Somerset Studio

 She hides her dreams inside her head

How many times have I told you that I always hid my dreams inside my head. Never told anyone.
Just waiting for it to come to me. 
I don't know when the shift happened but I think it was when I realized I control my own destiny.
No one but myself.
We can be who or whatever we want to be.
Just need to do it!!!
Get off our F..... Butts!
(I wanted to say the other word but I told myself,  my new years resolution is that I am not going to talk like a drunken sailor anymore or should I say as much)
One step in front of the other.  
Let them out!!!!

Whatever that may be for you. 

My dreams are coming true!!! Eeeeeeee!!!!
As soon as I let them out.

So excited!
I was just contacted by the Reading Eagle. They want to do an article on my art. 
It will be in the Lifestyle Section on Saturday in 2 weeks.
What a way to start the New Year. 

Also don't forget Somerset Studio
Featured Artist in the Jan/Feb Issue
 7 Whole Pages!!!
Just a bit excited!!!
Dreams doooo come true!

Here is a bit of a progression of a new painting

 I painted this on top of an old painting. 

I started not liking the face and where the eyes positioned. 
 
So I painted over it!!!  This is when my sisters freak out!!
Why would you do that!!! I can hear them.
Hey you just don't get attached.
I can fix it!
Her expression wasn't showing me what I need to see.
Her eyes where not dreamy enough for me.

So I start all over.
 
 A little undercoat.

 Coming along

 
 She is emerging

   Her hat has been completed


This song sums up how I am feeling right now.

I love this song and this movie. This clip is first of Ruth Gordon singing it in a scene from "Harold and Maude" and then Cat Stevens. Equally wonderful! One of my favorite movies. If you ever get a chance to see it please do. It is so worth. Has a wonderful message.


"If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out"

Well, if you want to sing out, sing out
And if you want to be free, be free
'Cause there's a million things to be
You know that there are

And if you want to live high, live high
And if you want to live low, live low
'Cause there's a million ways to go
You know that there are

[Chorus:]
You can do what you want
The opportunity's on
And if you can find a new way
You can do it today
You can make it all true
And you can make it undo
you see ah ah ah
its easy ah ah ah
You only need to know

Well if you want to say yes, say yes
And if you want to say no, say no
'Cause there's a million ways to go
You know that there are

And if you want to be me, be me
And if you want to be you, be you
'Cause there's a million things to do
You know that there are

[Chorus]

Well, if you want to sing out, sing out
And if you want to be free, be free
'Cause there's a million things to be
You know that there are
You know that there are
You know that there are
You know that there are
You know that there are


HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

You can live however you want to.....Its all up to you!!
Figure out what you want to do this year!!!
And just DO IT!!

12 comments :

Helen Campbell said...

Congrats on your dreams coming true! Very awesome! I'll keep my eyes out for the Somerset Studio. Love your painting in progress. Happy New Year!

Carol said...

Congratulations!!!!! So happy that you are living your dreams ♥ So love the new art too. Now I must get out and find that copy Of "Somerset Studio" !

Barbara Blasi said...

Such a beautiful art and such a beautiful family. Happy new year Barbara

Paper rainbow said...

Warmest wishes for the new year, it sounds as if it is going to be a fantatic one! Congratulations, you are very talented and its great that now more people can appreciate your work!

Karla B said...

Heather, This is magical!Happy PPF!

Faye said...

Beautiful art, Heather. And what an honor! Congratulations on having the Somerset Studio "showing".

Linda said...

what a wonderful post full of positive affirmations and energy!! So excited for you-your art in SS is just FAB!!! I love how you reworked and painted over the face you didn't like-how true to remember not to get attached(note to self).She turned out so beautifully. Happy PPF and happy 2014!

MeOfCourse said...

Congrats! Beautiful paintings. Happy New Year!

Lorraine said...

looks great happy new year..well done and congrats for featured artist..

SLScheibe said...

She's incredibly gorgeous! What a super piece! Congrats on your artist feature too. How exciting for you!

Good luck with the no swearing. I have a potty mouth too but I didn't dare make a resolution about it. It wouldn't last, lol :)

www.dorissdaughter.com said...

Beautiful work and so good to see her 'come to life' in your progression pictures. Congratulations on your publications. it looks like 2014 is going to be a great year for you!!! :)

Kirstin @ LillIBean Designs said...

congratulations on the feature - your art is so beautiful you definitely deserve it!

Cheers,
Kirstin