art by Lisa Brunetti, concrete floors, Energy before a storm, old furniture makeover, porch balcony projects, Timeout for ARt No Rehearsals
Talent renders the whole idea of rehearsal meaningless. When you find something at which you are talented, you do it – whatever it is – until your fingers bleed or your eyes are ready to fall out of your head. (Stephen King)
As if to compensate for the most-recent 2-day power outage, a burst of energy kept me working at full throttle for the past several days. After painting touch ups on the wooden balcony floor, I protected it with two coats of a transparent sealer. Between coats, I painted the inside panels of the balcony white, then rolled a medium to light blue and then a lighter blue over that.
The little built-in bench looked quite anemic beneath the colorful moon window, so i painted the back a pastel orange and the seat area in light blue/green colors. As the afternoon progressed, I added more depth and movement with strokes of color. Continue reading