Today i am thinking about fear...
What holds us back, keeping us in a box, in a house, in the car or in our heads and hearts. Sharing myself is hard, i know its hard for you too... i know some of you feel it too, in different ways.
A secret : Ive had these giant watercolor surfaces for about 6 months? Maybe longer... i was so excited when i bought them to continue working on a more abstracted landscape series. After my initial release I only received one sale... and I felt a little heartbroken and confused, what do i do now?!
So I put them away and stopped that series... and have sort of been floundering around with this and that since then. Today the spell is broken, yay! I have been working on others but today really feels like I can see the thread that connects all of them. I’m really excited to finish them for my show.
- continuing...from Instagram
Yesterday I was considering all those times when I couldn’t move forward with my work, at university, after I finished my job as a gallery manager and started painting again, when we moved into our new home of California and I was paralyzed with loneliness and fear of the unknown... so many things came up. Some wisdom came back from my professors who also became friends: