Carry This (GP2_Feb_20)

feb_20Theresa and Darwin are coming home tonight.  I have been laying around all day.  In fact, I haven’t done a single bit of cleaning to get ready for their arrival.  I am just too worn out today.  I guess my body is calling for a day off.  But right now I can’t really do that.  I have several art shows in March….several deadlines.  I think to myself “I am on the edge of being burnt out.  I don’t wanna be in the studio at all.”  I just wanna sit around and watch movies on Netflix for like a week.  I canceled my therapy apt. for today…I don’t wanna drive around or go anywhere.  Then it hits me….I need to do something for someone.  How many times has a gift changed my whole day?  Hmm…who?  Darwin and Theresa!  I get some groceries….And a package of cookie dough.  I will make them some EZ cookies.  That will be nice.  That’s about all I got today.

I didn’t end up making the cookies because we opened a box from my mom.  It was a Valentine’s Day gift….Chocolates!  I wasn’t about to make cookies too.  I guess today is all about my intention.  Some days are harder than others to get outside of myself and make any sort of effort.  I find it acceptable to at least make the effort.  In the past that was not always the case.  Tomorrow will be a better day.

This was a fun little painting.  I love me some elephants….I thought of the phonograph after he was painted.  It seemed like a great fit.  Maybe it is a visual representation of what I am listening to as I paint tonight….ISIS.  One of my favorite bands.  Big heavy, slow moving, post rock.  Probably.  Take care.

This piece was bought by Dylan Tarre.

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My name is Joshua Coffy and I am an artist living in San Francisco. You can see my art at www.undersong.com as well. Thanks for your time.
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One Response to Carry This (GP2_Feb_20)

  1. Julie Yarnall says:

    Good morning to ya! If this painting is still available, I will buy. 🙂 I LOVE it. I make stuffed elephants with my 6th grade class and I would so love to hang this in my classroom! I am at Steiner college this week taking book binding classes. They are SO cool!

    Thanks for being so freaking amazing!

    Julie

    Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 07:34:14 +0000 To: julieryarnall@hotmail.com

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