It’s 10 degrees in New Jersey. I’m happy to be heading to warmer weather.
Fortunately, first thing Monday morning, Ed solved the problem I was having with my K-car. It barely made it up any incline and had no oomph when merging from the left onto a highway into speeding traffic. The exhaust system was clogged. My mechanic treats me like a queen. Maybe it’s the oatmeal raisin cookies I bring him, or maybe he just loves working on my old junkers. Being in a panic, hoping I could make it to his shop without having to call to get the car towed, I left my backpack behind. Ed gave me paper and pen and I settled in to drawing the Pipe Bender I’ve had my eye on for a couple of years now. Ed finished up with my car before I finished the drawing. What service!
Why do I mention this while waiting for my plane to take off? Because Tom’s car broke down in the driveway at 2 am when we were leaving for the airport. A quick switch over to the K-car and we were on our way again. It took an hour for the car to warm up, but at least it works!
I hope to see some of you in a few days in Santa Rosa, California! I’ll be at Village Art Supply. There will be a free demo on Thursday evening, an art appreciation session on Friday evening and full-day workshops on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday! It’s not too late to sign up.
Line Drawing: Pipe Bender – Proformer II, drawn on printer paper with a bic pen.