Happy new year and welcome to the new twenties! As tradition dictates, I stayed up until midnight, had alcohol, and had a nice, quiet party at home. Didn’t drink too much, so I didn’t wake up hungover, but I did wake up with much little and much less quality sleep. STILL managed to get upContinue reading “Three Hour Work Day Challenge: Day 6”
Well, over these last three days, these paintings have been a nice little bit of therapy. I really enjoyed making them. Tomorrow, I’m going to make a dog with a wolf’s shadow. Maybe a caterpillar with a butterfly’s shadow, and I’ve even thought about making a pig with a wild boar’s shadow. Like I saidContinue reading “Coffee with Art: Inner Strength is Hard”
Effective immediately, I’m changing this series to “Coffee with art.” This is important. The Process I really was in a bit of a pickle this morning. I forced myself to wake up and I was particularly groggy this morning. I really didn’t know what to draw. So, I took my watercolors and started painting littleContinue reading “Coffee with Art: Dreams”
Making art can be viewed as a meditation. Today, it’s literally so. In my attempt to get out of art block, I wrote a quote that made me think a little too much as I was drawing.
This morning, I overslept, still woke up early enough to where I’m not leaving the door for work 20 minutes before my shift, but still enough that it caused a detriment to my morning routine. Even so, I found that I had some extra time today than I did yesterday (and I did manage toContinue reading “I Don’t Want to Paint”
I’m sure you’ve had a terrible day, or a string of days at work. It wasn’t a single event that caused your stress and grief, not necessarily, but things going wrong just little by little. All the while, you’re getting more and more distressed without even having realized it. It doesn’t really matter what itContinue reading “Don’t Let A Bad Week Ruin Your Weekend”
I’m writing this more for myself. It seems like the more I pursue my art career, the more opportunities open up, and the more daunting it becomes. As I’ve said in the past, I’m personally struggling with a very odd Fear of Success (versus the fear of failure. Only instead of not trying because you’reContinue reading “7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Become an Artist”