I am feeling my way here and finding the black sumi e ink exhilerating as it dances from my loaded brush. Stark contrast of black and white captures movement in flight. After a long walk through green meadows, this is the perfect remedy for a previously rather harrowing day.
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The next phase of my painted canvas panels happened today. I finalized the stretched canvas with a new layer of Sumi e ink.
Silver glitter creates a bed for the black painted marks.
A thread or two of colored pastel laces through scatterings of Japanese paper collage pieces. I could do this again. Tomorrow.
I am deeply indebted to Nancy Hillis and her new book :”The Artist’s Journey” for my new freshly invigorated inspiration to work in my art studio. Creating brings healing and a flow of wellbeing. To find out more about Nancy’s book click here.
Plus I actually got 8 hours of sleep last night! (An accomplishment for me.)
This painting was painted by our younger daughter shortly after her hospitalization eight years ago. She was fifteen at the time. It is titled, “I Will Be Found“. (I’ve written about this painting and the benefits of art on several occasions…art is such an important aspect of self care and brain health recovery.) She has added […]