“I wear the universe backwards. I imagine putting stars in my coffee and sugar in the sky. I imagine going fishing in the clouds and watching the sun hide behind lakes. I’m too busy dancing with my imagination to even tip toe with reality for a second. They say I’m going mad. They are right.” –d. Antoinette Foy
This has been a fun week. I sent off one of my favorite paintings to a friend for his birthday – a surprise from his wife —
Then I have a dear friend whose daughter is giving birth any day now. She has an older son (5) who is a great storyteller. I thought this piece would be perfect for him to tell stories to his new sibling —
And I have another friend who has a baby due in July. This mom spent some time in India and is decorating the nursery with elephants. So I sent this —
I mentioned in an earlier post. I took a three month art class and learned so much about what’s important about design and keeping an art practice. During the class time we worked on 12×12 panels. This is the first larger piece I’ve done since the class —
I’ve already started another piece. I’m really energized, inspired and having so much fun in my studio these days. Thanks for all your support and comments and thanks to those who follow me on FB and Instagram.
“Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history,etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the ‘creative bug’ is just a wee voice telling you ‘I’d like my crayons back, please.'” -Hugh MacLeod