Thunderstorms, Daily Life Battles and An Owl Painting
Today it is pouring rain, there is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect, the skies are dark and dreary; the air feels heavy, ominous.
Today is a day for battening down the hatches, curling up in a snug blanket while waiting for the storm to pass.
I feel like this is my life as of late, always waiting for the storm to pass. During these storms, these daily battles I use painting as my comforting blanket, my solace.
Here is an owl painting that was constructed while I worried endlessly about my life; it brought me calm and chipped away at my feelings of helplessness. I painted this owl on a highly textured background; I fought the paint against the bumpy road of the surface, like I am fighting against the bumpy road of my current state of affairs.
Today it is pouring rain, it is dark and dreary, thankfully, tomorrow’s…
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