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Set The Table

I served up this haiku for you as part of my Word Play painting class with Lynn Whipple:

haiku dish in book

And here is the haiku:

set the table haiku in book

It says:  Set the table soon, Mother too restless sometimes, Prepared dishes work.

I used an old book and created the haiku with the words written on the page.  Challenging but fun!  🙂

It reminded me of all the times my mother would tell me to set the table for dinner and how I whined about it.  As an adult, I now realize all the work that went into the delicious meal mom made…setting the table was definitely the easy part.

It’s funny how art can trigger memories of our past.

This haiku also reminded me of an online art class I took last November in 2014 from Diane Culhane called, “Table Top Drawing and Painting.”  A very fun class!  One of our assignments was to draw our table settings, such as this one:

Lesson 1 - 1

I hope to do more of these drawings since the holidays will be coming up soon!

Happy Creating!  🙂