Sometimes creating is pure bliss.
You know, when you're in the zone?
And nothing could be better.
the perfect escape.
Like when I finished this piece
for our Friday play friends Julie + Gigi.
It only took me 2 years to finish,
but I finally finished.
And this commission was fun and simple...
And this piece is for a friend who adpoted a little girl from Kahzakstan.
So fun to create for her. I still need to add a little poem.
and then you just
I've gotten a few requests
to create a collage with Joshua 24:15
"As for me and my house,we will serve the Lord."
And I thought of all my little houses.
I liked how it was going in the beginning
and then everything just stopped.
I changed the roof from blue to green to yellow
And now the roof looks too big to me.
I think this painting and I
just need some space.
I wasn't in love with the changes I made to this sailboat,
The contrast and colors in the flowers seemed a little too harsh to me.
so I muted the red by adding some white, brown, and yellow,
which made it more pink.
And I think I like it better.
When I get stuck on a painting
it's always a battle for me
whether to push through the pain,
or get some space and come back later.
I have to admit that most of the time
I leave it.
I have a lot of
But sometimes, when I do force myself to push through
I see a light at the end and
into something beautiful.
What a great metaphor for life...
What do you do when you get stuck?