"What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives,
we need to stretch our minds," Wayne Dyer
My Serenade, 16 x 12
Something About It, 12 x 16
Oh Winter -- Go Away! Now, here in Atlanta, spring should be all around; instead, it's windy and quite cold, at a usual time of warmth and sweet shiny sun.
The sun, however, IS shining in my studio, no matter the weather, as I am painting more --
I have three times my old space; three easels are set up.
Stretching my limbs literally in the morning can lead to a stretch of my painting self ... well, why not?
The above oil sketches were done with an eggbert brush (new tool for me); the top one was done from a model photo and the bottom from a life set up of David Austin roses. This long-handled and lean eggbert brush helps me to doodle with paint in a fine and random fashion; now that is some FUN!
Of course, my most-loved, go-to brush is a Rosemary Ivory flat, but adding the delightfully loose eggbert to the mix is a stretch...just what the doctor ordered!
"I'm going to Australia, but first I've got to put my swimsuit on and stretch," Jarod Kintz