While I am trying to find time to be creative, I have found that I struggle with what I want to make and create. Haven't I fussed about this before? I continue to spend a lot of my spare time working with my son's girlfriend as her senior project mentor. In trying to come up with creative ideas, I thought it would be fun for both of us to learn how to solder and make jewelry like the piece I had published in Cloth Paper Scissors (which was not soldered, but easily assembled) as well as try sketching and painting. Now I had a reason to paint. This is my attempt at playing around for something to sandwich between glass for a necklace. We'll just call these practice and a source of chuckles.
|This is where we learn what happens when we put too much paint on at once and then touch it.|
|This is what happens when we try again and DON'T touch it|
All I can do is just keep trying. I'm going to put a little sketch book in my car so when I'm waiting to pick up kids from school, I've got no excuse. I hope to continue to be inspired to just give various types of art a whirl, improve my skills and more importantly, get back to having fun being creative regardless of the outcome.