Saturday, January 4, 2014

Okay, here's Number Three. I knew I didn't have all day to fuss with this daily painting, so I chose a familiar photo that I have actually painted before a long time ago.  I admit, I have not been doing much planning ahead with these efforts.  I decided I'd go with the mood and paint what I felt like at that moment, and knowing I had not a lot of time to work on it today, chose a small canvas, 8x10.  It looks way better in real life, something about photographing a small one, it gets blown up on the computer screen and appears distorted, but my eyes are about to blow up so that may have a lot to do with the distortion, could be.

This is tugging at my soul in many ways, this "exercise" we are doing.  I know I am not catching up to all the people I know who are doing it because I only know of 6 or so who are in FB, and even them I'm not catching up to, too busy concentrating on ME, and I feel guilty about that.  I feel guilty for not thanking all who are applauding my posts, for not being available to all right now.  I wonder why we do that.  Anyhow, yes, the big part of this challenge is the commitment part of it, that brings it's own kind of attention.  Today I am feeling tired and ready to not paint, but OH NO...I have 27 more to do.  So there is no time to imagine things I should be doing, I assume others who are committed to this challenge are feeling the same way, it's all good.  Keep going, catch up later, keep busy, keep planning, tomorrow is a new day, after some sleep, I'll be ready with brush in hand again, right.

Seriously, though, aren't I just so blessed and lucky?  I think so.

1 comment:

  1. The last time I did it, the ready to not paint came about day 12 or so I guess, had a few days in which it became a chore but I was really happy I stuck with it and finished it by the end!