I began to paint again, even though I could barely hold the brush, but knowing exactly what I wanted to paint, I began three more large canvases... of large wheat fields under cloudy skies, and it did not take a great deal to express sadness and loneliness... I believe these paintings say what words cannot. … Continue reading Depression and Art
I have had an emotional few weeks. In 2015, I became a follower of God. I use that term because the word: "Christian" is a horrid stereotype, and I never did like the word much myself. Anyway, I was away from God for the past two years, and just recently went back to it. … Continue reading How Your Viewpoint of Religion Can Affect Art
I am going through a tough time emotionally. Trying to learn piano, trying to find time to paint, plus feeling as if I have to be perfect in every single thing in my life. Society teaches us to be perfect no matter what, and if you are not, then you will be bitched at. … Continue reading It’s Okay Not To Be Perfect
I have wanted to be a Photographer since I was in my Twenties, but didn't go after it until 2005, while living in Utah. I started off playing around with food pictures, that actually looked good. I was more interested in selfies, than anything because there's always been a model in me, well there … Continue reading The Story Behind My E-Book
This last Spring, I discovered the song: Girl, by SYML. I sat in my yard at sunset, and heard this song a lot. One day, I was walking around, and felt like sinking to my knees crying because it just hit me hard. Girl Perfectly her Broken and hurt.... Shake off the night and don't hide … Continue reading Personal Song of Empowerment
On Instagram, there is a hashtag I follow called: Post Minimalism. I end up every day, about eighty percent of the time liking all the work, so I decided to look up the term. I feel stupid, but I had never heard of that phrase before. Turns out it is a rebellion against minimalism in … Continue reading Post Minimalism, Expressionism, I Do It All!
I regularly watch: Rafi was Here, on Youtube. He helps Artists understand themselves, and the business side of things. His latest video on Art Collectors, and where to find them, got to me. Collectors can be anyone. They do not have to be rich, or have a status, or stereotype. What stuck out the most, … Continue reading Enough is Enough- Just Be Yourself