For the last six months I’ve been exploring painting subject matter that is new to me – landscapes. The learning curve is often fraught with emotional highs and lows as I sift through what works, or more notably, what doesn’t work. Some days I emerge from the studio victorious. Other days are a wash in the literal sense as I end up wiping a days worth – or sometimes the entire week’s worth of work off and pretend in my mind that it never existed. I do know however, that in the big scheme, win or lose for a day or a full week’s work, it all counts as hours of experience at the easel.
Recently, after wiping painting after painting off, feeling totally defeated, I felt that I needed a confidence boost. So I painted a horse.
It went so well and I felt so good, I painted another angle of the same horse.
In all, I painted three horses in a week and a half, and with each painting I felt my confidence rebuild enough to face being green at my landscapes again.
This week, the pattern is repeating itself. Thanks for checking in and remember to check Etsy shop for all available artworks.