04 May 2012 Leave a Comment
Joel completed his stage check and passed. He has to make 2 more solo flights to an airport 50 miles away and then take the final check ride. So, he’s come a long way in the past few months. Bethany spent the afternoon finishing up some art, taping it to black poster board and getting ready for the artwalk.
We found a spot in front of Grace Gallery that was open (and had a bench to sit on) and set up there.
Here is excited Bethany.
Here is the dejected artist about an hour later (then sales picked up, she sold 4 pieces.) It was really hot, the spot we picked got sun until about 5:30 and then it started to cool down, but we did have a slight breeze that helped.
Grace, Hannah and I walked to the 910 gallery and found that Bethany’s ‘Loving water’ piece did not make it into the show as we were told on Wed.
On Monday the piece looked fine as we glued it to the foam board, but it wasn’t dry. Sometime between then and Friday it warped and there was no way the gallery owner was going to put it up on the wall in that condition. But this means that the piece is hers again and she can make prints of it to sell at the next art walk (want a print? She’s making 20, so you get a print that is limited in number – $10 per print.)
The girls blew bubbles in front of one gallery, they covered their eyes while inside because there was a whole section of art that was painted casts of women’s bodies; I don’t know what their problem is! We left the artwalk right when it was getting busy so we could make it to church for a play, so she knows that she will have better luck for the next walk because we will stay the whole time.
The church play/musical was the story of 7 princesses who get invited to a wedding feast and their travels along the way. One by one the princesses miss out on the feast because they choose to stay behind to have a picnic, shop, get married to a stranger, and finally take the wrong road because the road toward the feast is dark and narrow. Of course one princess takes that road and she meets the Prince of Peace and he tells her he’s glad she accepted the invitation, that she came with no gifts as he requested and that she came as herself. He tells her that the times that she showed kindness and acts of joy to her sisters did not go unnoticed and they go off together to the wedding feast. During the intermission there were cupcakes galore, each princess had made a cupcake related to her name (Pumpkin, Persimmon, Pluot, Pineapple, etc) So there were apricot cupcakes filled with jam, pumpkin cheesecake, pineapple cupcakes, pomegranate lemonade cupcakes, way too many to try each one, but the ones we did try were so good.
tRUNks is tomorrow!