I’m starting to think my Calendars Aren’t Just Calendars… they’re more like a series of heartfelt reminders, transmitted via my art and thoughtful quotes, from PastMe to FutureUsses … a printed time device to resonate with our hearts.
There’s an artwork example on the cover – the Plenty calendar is a collection of my vibrant still lifes. (That’s spelled correctly by the way, there’s no ‘v’ in Still Lifes…)
My artworks are vignettes of gratitude – gratitude for colour, for simple pleasures like a handful of garden flowers, for the juiciness of a ripening pear – I often paint pears! – and gratitude for happily clashing patterns… They seem to be signs of abundance to me! I exhibit & sell the original paintings, too, and for about 10 years I’ve also been creating these artist calendars…
Here’s one of the timely human messages, from the June page:
I’ll try to embed the video here, but it’s possible the tech might not work, so that’s the link if you want to copy/paste it and watch my calendar-introducing awkwardness, before I had my latest haircut!
To order one of the 2023 Plenty calendars for yourself – or a friend with a January birthday! – click this or the cover above … there are a couple of dozen left at this time of this writing, and we’re only days into 2023 so there’s plenty (<<< see what I did there?) of time to get a lot of joy from it!
My pace of blogging has really slowed. I’m ok with that if you are. The thing I try to make sure I do, if I run out of energy, will be the eNewsletter … sign up as a subscriber to receive [Tangerine Juice] eLetters from the heart of my studio direct to your inbox.