Happy New Year Everyone! I know it has been a while since I posted something, but I had to start some of those resolutions, you know, organizing, catching up with friends, more organizing and so on. 🙂 One of the things that I haven’t been able to achieve, for myself, in years, was to finish projects in which I started. My mind goes into overdrive when I see any new project. I feel I have to take part in a project just to feel complete. But, this year, I think things will be different. For the first time this week I actually turned down a chance to learn a little about painting with oils. Now, I would love for the chance to experience it, but that means I have to get all the supplies and actually do something with them. Now add that to my love of pastels, watercolor, photography and creating silver jewelry AND what do you get? “Jack of all trades and master of none!!” It sounds cliché, but I find it to be a very true statement in my art world.
Above is a picture that someone took of my brother Mike. Yes, I actually created another picture in watercolor, but I was not happy with the outcome, so I felt the need to do it over in pastels. I absolutely love this picture. I feel it has a sense of depth with a lot of vibrancy. I also feel that I captured his “sense of wonder” in this picture…a thought provoking action I always see in my brother. To me, this picture by far shows some warmth and true emotion. Enjoy 2012 everyone!