There is another reason too. I have a confession to make... Instead of taking a vacation and buying new summer clothes, I have treated myself like a princess and stocked my studio to bursting. Obviously the added supplies have not helped my creativity and as I'm slower on the upswing than I used to be, the learning curve on those supplies is tripping me up a bit. That's what happens when I get greedy and want all the new cool stuff. So, it's back to the drawing board for me. I was so anxious to use all the stuff at once I really made a mess. It's hilarious actually, and proves a very good point. You don't need all the fancy supplies to create good art!!!
So anyway, this is the best one of the bunch and as you can see, I didn't know whether I wanted to draw, doodle, paint or put my finger up my nose... YIKES!
Indian Summer Faerie
Or, fright night, I'm not sure which! LOL! She is a hot mess but I had fun messing her up anyway. I used so many different things. Water soluble graphite, watercolor crayons and pencils, ink etc., etc...
This summer has been incredibly busy for me and I cannot wait for fall already. I need some cooling, calming creative time in the studio and some time to rest my jangled nerves and get back into the artful bliss groove I love. I'm pretty sure a lot of you are feeling the same way too!
I am working right now on re-arranging and re-organizing the studio to accommodate the new addition of supplies, so when it's finished I will share photos with you. I'm not re-painting, just re-doing the tables and storage and moving my desk and computer in as well. I'm very excited about it.
I sure hope all of you are staying cool or warm - whichever time of year it is for you. Keep that pencil, paintbrush or marker moving and we'll get together again real soon!
Music in the studio was oldies but goodies - Credence Clearwater Revival, Journey, Fleetwood Mac. I didn't make it to Duran Duran so that will be next week, lol!
Forever in art,