For the last two weeks I’ve been madly working on creating cool and unique decorative treatments with some of our new designs. You see, the SALI show begins next week. This will be my 15th year in a row exhibiting at the Expo there. Each year lately, I tell myself I’m NOT going to kill myself coming up with newer, grander things for the booth and each year that idea flies right out the window as I scramble, sweat and stress to try and top what I did the year before in a mad, last minute rush of creativity. This year was NO exception, and you know what? I’m really pleased! I ended up created 10 new, 4′ x 7′ canvases to hang in the booth (and afterwards in a long hallway in our new building). Don’t you just love when your efforts can perform double duty?
One of my favorite things about using Modello Masking Patterns, on top of all the cool decorative treatments that can be done with them, is pulling the vinyl off to reveal the design. This is generally produces a lot of ooh and aah moments. Quite frankly, it can get a bit tedious, but each pull reveals a little more, a little more, a little more, and suddenly-there it is! I’d like to relive some of the those moments here.
Wait till you see the full reveal! I had them photographed before I bundled them up to ship off to Charleston, SC. Coming soon…..
July 14th, 2008 at 3:20 pm
Ah, yes, Melanie, I tend to actually giggle on the reveal of a new design. It is euphoric and gives me a rush to go ahead and create some more.
I am looking forward to seeing your new works of art.
See you at SALI,
July 14th, 2008 at 3:38 pm
I can attest to the absolute fabulousness of that Modello pull away moment. It feels so good that for a second you have a sneaky suspicion that it might be illegal. (Do I sound like I have a guilty conscience?)