The Evolution of a Painting I went to a painting class with my daughter. The project was to be a rainbow reflection of colors among trees. I had a tough time with the procedures—some of them seemed counter-intuitive… plus we ran out of time. I left with a painting that …
It takes grit. Grit is the stamina you have to summon to keep going. To finish college or finish writing books, it takes effort day in and day out to finish. Books don’t write themselves.
Editing Tip: Have Your “Edited” Draft Read Aloud to You. Finding the errors in your novel is the reason having other members of a writing group read your manuscript aloud works!
The new year, 2018, stands before each of us like an open book of empty chapters waiting to be filled. What will you write for your life story this year?
Stories are like individual threads weaving a tapestry together that forms an overall picture of our existence. Why do we need this shared and often synergistic experience of being taken on an adventure of the mind?
Day 7 – Day Seven of the Seven-Day Black and White Photos of My Life – It was a beautiful experience finding such beauty and seeing the images from others in the journey. Alas, it has ended.
Not many, but some people sew still. I never graduated up to using a sewing machine, but when I do get an idea, I will sew the entire thing by hand –usually costumes. #sewing #handmade #art #oneofakind
Day 5 of the “Seven Days Seven Photos” challenge. Trees are spooky in black & white–good writing prompt. #writing #amwriting #writingfiction
Black and white photographs are striking and revealing. It is easier to see structures, contours, textures, positions, and shadows undeterred by color. #writing #writingnonfiction #sevendayssevenphotos
Painting is an art form that I came to later in life. It has an ease and serenity to that is soul filling. My 7-Day Black and White photo is one section of the array of brushes I’ve acquired. #art #artist #bard #visualart