Yesterday was the autumn 2019 Porchfest, a festival in which homeowners donate their porch for an afternoon to painters, musicians, sculptors, and more. The weather was classic autumn, too, dark clouds and chilly wind, the occasional sprinkle of rain. Aside from this cold I’ve been fighting, I was in heaven! Continue reading “Autumn Porchfest 2019”
Yesterday I got to be a part of my first downtown festival! This one was called Porchfest. Several historical homes on the same strip got together and donated time on their large porches for musicians and visual artists to come and perform live! It was a free festival, anyone could attend, and there was food, tie-dye stations, and super fun stuff for the kids like chalk art and face painting!
I myself got to nestle beneath a big tree with huge green leaves and display my art on a table while working live at my easel. I painted five little pieces total, three pretty landscapes, one sketch, and a fail. In between these pieces, I also worked on a larger painting I started on Friday evening.
It was super fun being surrounded by live music, live visual artists, and kids carrying balloon animals. Goo, my own kiddo, had a cat balloon, and a face painted like a rainbow. She had blueberry sorbet and made me a tie-dye shirt.
Next year I hope to have my own kiosk/tent where I can display my artwork better, and a much more efficient way of receiving payment (like a card swiper thing for my phone). Can’t wait!
Several of the pieces I displayed at this Porchfest are currently up on my Etsy! Come and see!
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