As my artist's statement explains, my work is utterly incomprehensible and is therefore full of deep significance. -- Calvin and Hobbes

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Oh look at the time...

Well, there's nothing like a Sunday for a day of reflection...
layin' low, watchin' a Eureka marathon on the Sci-Fi channel, eating pizza for lunch and breakfast for dinner...

A great day to draw, I say. Sunday's should be reserved for eating, fun, creativity, and a nap!

What have you done this week?

Me? Well, I got cooking on some jewelry I've been wanting to make. I worked a bit on the bag line, my brother's painting (which is in rev. 2), and this little Art Trading Card, a pencil drawing from my own photograph, "Time Watcher". It gets mailed off tomorrow to my swap partner.

Try giving away your art to a stranger; it's both liberating, and difficult. You can never be sure if it'll be enjoyed. But, I do enjoy creating them, and I enjoy the process of these swaps. You get the theme and you have to come up with something original. It forces me to draw and paint on a regular basis, which I need!! Also, I have an opportunity to create something that is completely me and unique that will be exposed to many people, and this inspires me!

This month's swap theme was "reflections". You know, It took me a month to consider fully the subject and come up with this piece, but that's why I do this: To force myself to be a part of a new process, a subject matter I didn't choose, but one that I take to my own place, and definitely make my own.

Your turn!!
Oh and Happy Mother's Day!!

Things to Ponder

Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. -Andy Warhol

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
-Walt Disney
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