Monthly Archives: July 2011

The BeltLine Bears: Day 8

I arrived at the wall today about noon. It was very hot. I think this has been the hottest time of the year. I added a few layers of color today; red, blue and green. I drank a lot of … Continue reading

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The BeltLine Bears: Day 7

I had a great day. I worked on the mural from morning till late afternoon. Then I came home and ran 3 miles. Now I am very tired. A neighbor asked me, “Why are you walking like that…” “Because I … Continue reading

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The BeltLine Bears: Day 6

I could tell you what I did today but I will not. Instead I will let you read a poem I wrote this morning and show a few photos. Sleep well and take deep breathes… The harmony grits The old peach … Continue reading

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The BeltLine Bears: Day 5

I painted today. It was very hot but I am adapting. I was on my hands and knees washing out my brushes in the woods. A thought popped into my head. “What am I doing?”, I asked myself. “I am … Continue reading

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The BeltLine Bears: Day 4

I bought paint. Paint that was colored. Bright paints of green and blue. Time to leave those pale hues behind. When I bought the paint I saw Jim. He is the guy from Lowe’s who had helped me with my … Continue reading

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The BeltLine Bears: Day 3

I painted in the afternoon today. It was hot, but not as bad as Thursday and Friday. I took Maria and Pup with me. They sat under a tree while I worked. They watched the ants walking by. Today I … Continue reading

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The BeltLine Bears: Day 2

I started the painting process today. It was so very hot. I took a lot of water. Water in buckets and water in jugs. I needed it to wash  off the paint, dilute my paint and to hydrate me. I … Continue reading

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The BeltLine Bears: Day 1

I officially started my mural project today. The official name is The BeltLine Bears. The official name of the art event is Art on the Atlanta BeltLine 2011. You have to say all of the words correctly to be official. … Continue reading

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I Start Again

I started once again. Yesterday, in the woods bordering Highway 85 south of Fayetteville, I installed my art for the travelers to see. I got my dad and my nephew to help me. My dad helped while the 7 year … Continue reading

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I Am Waking Up

I am slowly waking up. I feel better than I did yesterday. I have been making some thank you cards for the people we stayed with on our trip. I hope to put some art on a tree this weekend. … Continue reading

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