geodesic dome, watercolors and wasps


oh yeah.  We are finally building up in Lama again on the geodesic dome and lovin’ every minute of it.

the dome with open doorways

the dome with open doorways

this will be the last picture where the doorways are so wide open (boo hoo).  We were going to try and leave them big and open, but the building wouldn’t support itself when we go to skin it.  Len added supports in each doorway and today we are going to work on stiffeners for the pentagons. I’ll take more photos today.

but when we do take a break this is what I want to do more of

table on the patio

table on the patio

which creates

a sketch/painting of some apple blossoms

a sketch/painting of some apple blossoms

its not done yet, but it’s getting me warmed up

apple blossoms against blue

apple blossoms against blue

and then there are these fellas to contend with trying to build their own version of home

wasp building

wasp building

but no can do.  sorry little guy……..

I wrote about our geodesic dome back in November under ‘We have a sotarano’

https://newmexicomtngirl.com/2008/11/11/we-have-a-sotarano/

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6 Responses to “geodesic dome, watercolors and wasps”

  1. Georgia Says:

    beautiful photos. it is a pleasure to see your work in progress.

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  2. dailyplanetprincess Says:

    I’m envious, it seems so peaceful and serene. Kicking back with a brewski, being creative…..ahhhhhh, you lucky, lucky girl. Beautiful water colors!

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  3. Laughing Orca Ranch Says:

    Your dome building is really coming along. It looks like a child’s plaything, like it might be fun to climb on…tell me…have you? :~)

    Your apple blossom painting is already beautiful. I’m sure it will be stunning when you have added your final touches of magic.

    ~Lisa

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  4. shoreacres Says:

    I’ve never (since childhood) tried my hand at watercolors – I love seeing your works in progress. It amazes me that people can do such wonderful things with color.

    The geodesic dome seems to have fallen out of favor here in Texas. It was quite the thing for a while. It’s interesting – many of the older ones were built on the coast, and most are still there. The shape seems to have a certain hurricane resistance. After Ike, someone told me the ones that came down did so because of being undermined by the surge, not from the wind.

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  5. lookingforbeauty Says:

    Your watercolours are free and full of energy. Very beautiful!
    K

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  6. CheyAnne Sexton Says:

    oh you all are so sweet with the wonderful comments and encouragement. I feel very blessed with my life as it is and this community here blogging and my art over at RedBubble and Flickr are such wonderful insprirations. thank you again for all the wonderful words you send my way
    peace n abundance
    CheyAnne

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