Welcome to my imaginary world.
And in case you're wondering, no, i haven't even had any wine. ;-)
Just a few little fun doodles to get me in the mood.
...lines and watercolour
another good quote...
I haven't felt much like making art these days,
but i decided to play a bit with collage tonight.
The best decision i've made all week. :-)
It's funny how quickly i can go from a crappy mood
to a pretty good place, with nothing but art.
I began with a few pieces of collage from a magazine,
and as soon as i started adding the turquoise and white paint,
i could almost feel my mood lighten... soften...
like burdens were being lifted.
Sometimes, we need space away from the art table.
I agree that art can help us through difficult times,
but I also believe that sometimes,
art must take a back seat to other things,
and patience is so important.
Trusting in the flow of things.
Art should not be forced.
Sometimes, what's needed is a walk in the woods,
or a good movie
or coffee with a friend
or a hot fudge chocolate sundae (yes, with peanuts, of course)
or a night on the couch with a good book,
or a good man,
depending on how lucky you are. ;-)
Whenever i go through less creative periods,
i never feel like the well has run dry.
I always trust that when my heart is ready again,
i'll find my way to the drawing table,
and it'll happen,
It always does.
And with each brush stroke, or line, or piece of paper glued...
i breathe a little easier
and know that i am home again.
i found this one,
on the opposite side of the turquoise colour i had cut up.
It struck me very strange that the letters were cut up exactly as they are here.
(When i was cutting, i was looking only at the turquoise side!)
I don't paint flowers very often,
so these few words made me smile.
A reminder perhaps that I have stories to share.
That we all have stories to share.
Yes. We do.