Jazz on Canvas

Due to all of these recent doctor visits, medical tests, packing to move and the "day job", I'm having to work on any art projects in 15-30 minute intervals during the day. But that's ok. It's sort of like a "power nap" in the afternoon. As long as I find the time every day to create, my day is much happier!

I have started a series of pieces I'm calling Jazz on Canvas. I'm working with 5" x 5" and 5" x 7" canvases at the moment.

These are three pieces I'm working on concurrently . . .

Nina Simone

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong . . .


Eartha Kitt . . .


I've started going through my "rusted stuff" stash and have been auditioning pieces to add to the canvases. I will share the finished works when completed.

Have an art-filled weekend ahead!

I'll be at Paris to the Moon on Saturday. Any of you going to the event?

xoxo

13 comments:

Michelle said...

what do you mean packing to move?
I love your new paintings! And have fun at Paris to the Moon...I'll be at a all day crop in Orange!

Judy said...

Moving? Did that bathroom fiasco leak prompt this or has it been planned for a while?? Moving is never fun. I bet you aren't looking forward to it!!

Love the Eartha Kitt piece! She has always been a favorite of mine. Loved her voice! Very recognizable!!

Have fun tomorrow at Paris to the Moon! Wish I could join you!!

Gillian said...

Hi Sherry, love your series Jazz on Canvas collection, some amazing textures/colours working alongside these wonderful images. I just love everything about the Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong canvas:) Take care and good luck with everything that is going on at the moment:)

Stampmaiden said...

She-e-e-e-e-e-ri-ee Bay-a-bee....ohman, that song always pops in my head when I type your name. LOL! Now you know!
I was at work when I visited your blog and my eyeballs nearly fell out when I saw your "jazz works!" I love everything about each one from the background colors to the images. Oh and the textures make me want to touch! What kind of texture is that? Love it!
I like the way the colors play along with the black and white images. Very cool.
Have a fun weekend!
Linda

Deana said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the Eartha Kitt!! AWESOME JOB!!
Hugs and hope you are feeling better. I am finally feeling better, all my tests were wonderful all except for the bone loss in my neck, today it is hurting like mad.

Sam Marshall said...

Sherry, these canvases are fabulous. I love all the colours and the textures.

Cottage Way of Life said...

Eartha Kitt has always been a favorite of mine. The first time I went to NY she was starring in the musical, The Wild Party. What a woman! Boy did she command the stage and she was simply terrific in that show. I'm never going to forget that evening. Afterwards, I stood outside the theatre door, something I never do, just so I could say hi and thank her for a great evening of theatre. I was shocked at how itsy bitsy she was. So small, yet on stage, bigger than life. It was pretty cool getting to meet Eartha Kitt. Love your version of her in your Jazz On Canvas series!

Are you going to add Duke Ellington to your series?

Have fun at Paris To The Moon. I'm hoping to make it down there but I get easily sidetracked so, maybe not. ;-)

jerseytjej said...

SWEET!
I love them all, especially the overhang!

Karine said...

I am in love with this Jazz serie

Gaby Bee said...

Wow, your Jazz series on canvas is incredible. I love all the wonderful details in your work and I just adore your color choices. Simply perfect! I love them all but especially the one with Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong!

Gaby xo

Heartinmyhand said...

OMG Great job I love how Eartha's dress comes off the canvas. Great images you used.

Viola said...

Fabulous canvases, Sherry! Love them all! :o)

Julie said...

AWESOME! I love these and can hardly wait to see the finished works. You are very talented! Very bold, vibrant, striking artwork!