Friday Wisdom – Painting

You know you’re Baroque when you’re out of Monet …

What does a painter do when he gets cold? Puts on another coat.

Why don’t painters wear sweaters? Because they already have two coats.

How much gas did the painter put in his van? Just enough to make the Van Gogh.

A painter I know has his work in a local gallery.  He did the baseboards and the trim on the doorways.


Today we’re actually painting two rooms because we didn’t like the color and why not add three days work to our work schedule?
Here’s the color in my new office:

Still have to do the trim and then I can move the bookcases into place.

About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I work in the high tech world doing software release engineering Then I got prostate cancer Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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26 Responses to Friday Wisdom – Painting

  1. George says:

    Nice color…did painting inspire these jokes?

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  2. Dan says:

    When I moved back to San Diego, I was excited my new house had 10-foot ceilings throughout. Until I had to paint the 10-foot walls. Ugh! Much joy and happiness in your new home!

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  3. A very nice paint colour; but I don’t envy you the task. Interior painting is not my friend. But I liked the painting jokes! 🙂

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  4. Nice! and I like the shade of blue you chose.

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  5. Christi says:

    Nice color choice! Cool and inviting, the perfect place to compose a poem. 🙂

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  6. Sue says:

    You had me giggling out loud with your paint jokes. I like the new color for the office 🙂

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  7. Funny painter jokes. Serious painting going on at your house.

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  8. Your one-liners made me laugh. Some of us are artists with paint, some with words. You, my friend, are both. Ah, blue is a calming, restful color — let’s hope you don’t fall asleep every time your’e in your office thinking up all of that ‘wisdom’ to give us! 😉

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  9. kathy70 says:

    Love your “artistic” flair in today’s post. Having new wall colors never hurt anything.

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  10. Ray V. says:

    Decide whether you want to paint the bookshelves to match before you stock them.

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  11. Is that a Peaceful Blue? I like it.

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  12. Amusing, Andrew. I like your new colour.

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  13. Raymond Lockley says:

    Thanks for the color commentary.

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