Times are challenging. My mom in Las Vegas has pneumonia. Hard to provide care from a distance. Creature comfort while I write in my journal.
Working on some journals…
Creativity is the answer to living life in the moment.
So many things we cannot control. We can wring our hands and heart, or pour our soul into creation.
I used masking fluid. Hope once this is dry I can peel the mask off revealing white blossoms.
My neighbor dropped off some fabric scraps and I made a snippet roll.
One of my favorite things…field sketching.
I took off with my backpack of sketchbook, watercolor pencils, and my water brush.
I hiked the trails at the NC Botanical gardens. So many wildflowers blooming.
I picked a spot and sketched;
Walked more for spring ephemerals:
She gives confidence
Mounts your horse to demonstrate
Shows you on horseback.
Art Prescription: the horse world is big, and the training community very opinionated.
In my limited experience I’ve found one truth. If your trainer cannot mount your horse and demonstrate what he/she is teaching then how must I learn from commands from the ground??
I want to know my trainer can ride my horse before she criticizes me! Giddy up!
New journal on Etsy!
Walked with good friends on a new woodland trail. Trout Lillies lined the trail and creek bed.
Home to collage and sew:
The blue birds of hope
Have landed in my bird box
She will build a nest.
Art Prescription: Nature is such a wonderful reminder of how life is so beautiful. Sam built me a new blue bird box and a pair is looking today!!
Tea bag art on fabric:
Life comes in and out
Of focus, clear then blurry
Decisions to make.
Art Prescription: watercolor!