Thursday, January 13, 2011
I was finally able to get into my studio for the first time this year.
I started a commission piece for one of my co-workers. It's of her boyfriends cat. Sweet!
I have to say, I've never painted a cat, and so far it's been fun.
In other news, I have a show in July in Arkansas! I've been thinking about ideas and racking my brain for images to use. Every time I think of something, and go to execute it, I feel like it's not good enough. I feel like there has to be some big meaning and some explanation to what I'm choosing to paint...
It's been frustrating. Then, last night, I was watching American Masters on Jeff Bridges. What an incredible dude. I'm getting off topic...but anyway, he said something about acting and Hollywood, that really struck a chord for me. He said, "Don't take it too seriously."
I know I'm not an actor, nor do I live in Hollywood, but for some reason that really resonated with me. I'm over thinking things and making it too difficult...
So, next week, when I'm back in the studio, I'm going to carry that idea with me.