28
Aug

Panel Prep!

A lot of time goes into making my painting surfaces perfect. After each coat of gesso is applied, I sand with an orbital sander. After 3-5 coats of gesso, two layers of oil ground are applied with a trowel.

14
Aug

Creative Transportation

As a person without a car, I’ve finally discovered a way to get those huge paint panels back to the studio! Bike trailers (for carting around children) make the best art supply carriers.

04
Aug

Timecards for Zig Zag Afghan and Triangle Rug

I’ve started to keep track of my hours for each painting with my new time recorder. Below are the time sheets for Zig Zag Afghan and Triangle Rug, which took 441 hours to paint!

28
Jul

Zig Zag Afghan and Triangle Rug

Zig Zag Afghan and Triangle Rug is finished! This is the largest painting I’ve made to date, coming in at 10ft x 7ft. Below is a step-by-step of the process. A Vintage Lathem Mechanical Time Clock recorded it all.

21
Jul

Detail of Crochet Blanket

I’m really enjoying painting in all the little details on this crochet blanket!

Karen Ann Myers