30 Day Art Challenge
The first figure I see is a mermaid and as I start to paint the negative space around the image, more images pop up around the canvas. When I allow myself to just be in the moment with no distractions, the more I am able to see.
Words and Feelings: Letting Go and surrendering to the process. Enjoying this peaceful easy feeling :)
Words and Feelings: I see this beautiful figure and loving it! Then, I must have stared at this for an hour trying to figure out what else to do. Why am I having such a hard time with this? It doesn't have to mean anything! Being totally frustrated, I decide to just start painting around her. I had some paint left over so I just started using it up, drawing circles. Then I realized....that's ok! It's really ok just to free yourself up and just doodle.
DAY 30 - 'The Journey' completed
Words and Feelings: WOW! Painting on the same canvas for 30 days....ok, not consecutive days, but 30 days on one canvas! I learned so much throughout this process. Learning to let go, experimenting without caring about the outcome, not giving in to the thought of quiting because I liked an image. From day 22 - even though I remained focused on the elephants, I still experimented and took chances and I learned so much about using inks! I'm happy I stuck with my elephants.