Happy Friday! (AND Happy Fall, Ya’ll!)
Alright, all you artists out there….don’t judge.
A few weeks ago, I mentioned I’m such a wanna-be artist. But really, I should’ve started years ago! I need a whole lot of practice! I figured taking an art class might kick me in the pants enough to practice – at least a little bit consistently. I don’t know what got into me…what I was thinking…but I signed up for an online beginner watercolor course, a beginning fiction writing course, and as I mentioned earlier, I’m obsessed with art journals. OK…I should really tackle one thing at a time. I know! (I really don’t know where I’m going to find the time to do all this either!)
However, I did find the time to fulfill one of the watercolor assignments. It was to sketch a drawing and watercolor it…then NOT sketch but paint the same picture. The pumpkin above was for that assignment – then, after I uploaded it, I couldn’t resist putting some text and texture on it, just for fun.
I can see all my goofy-unprofessional mistakes glaring at me, but I’m trying not to care. One of the online teachers said: “Don’t let the spirit of comparison kill your spirit of creativity” (or something like that). I figure I can only improve – I can only get better, right? I want to learn something NEW, so I’m gonna do it!
Have a great day! Now, YOU go do or learn something NEW!