The Narragansett Art Festival is coming up this weekend.
I’ve been sort of drifting for months in abstract painting la-la land, but about a week ago, I snapped out of it and started to work my butt off!
This art festival is right off the beach. It’s a bit of an informal gathering. People in flip-flops and sun hats. I have found the average price point for sales during the event to be $250 or significantly lower. This means don’t bring your giant formal work because you’ll be sitting there for 8 hours a day not selling anything!
With this in mind, I decided to embrace it and why not celebrate it? How cool would it be if you could come home from an art festival with an original work of art for around $50 bucks?
So I snatched up about 20 mini frames ranging in size from 4×6 to 5×7 and I’ve been painting, painting, painting….
My husband came up with the idea of $55 per painting or 2 for $100. Here are some of the mini-paintings I will be selling during the event:
It’s actually been a great exercise in painting. I use a large brush, I try to work quickly and minimally. It’s allowing me to practice acquiring an impressionistic style which in the age of photography is something I greatly value.
I have lots more to share. I will try to photograph them as I scramble to get everything ready for this Saturday.
It’s feeling good :)