It's good to get out of your comfort zone. It is also, obviously, uncomfortable. This weekend I got out of my art comfort zone by tackling a painting (I usually stick with pen, not paintbrush). A friend had given me an easel, so I thought it was time. I spent the whole time second-guessing myself though. It was the kind of process mapped out below, that I'm sure many artists (or anyone tackling any sort of project) can relate to.
And of course I love process shots....
I kept asking Ryan for suggestions and then would get defensive when he'd suggest anything.
By the end, I did like it. Not love, but like. Not as bad as I thought. I wasn't ashamed to post it all over social media, so there's that. It has lots of fun energy.
If you DO happen to love it, you can buy prints and products of it from Society6, and can contact me about buying the original.
I AM excited to tackle another painting soon. :)
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