Wednesday, October 24, 2012

back in the groove of things

monochromatic, acrylic, on 100% cotton 140lbs hot press
i've been a long hiatius.  a hiatus from painting and blogging.  probably the longest hiatus i've taken in a long time from painting, and blogging.  when i came back from squam, i just wasn't able to get back into the groove of things.  it didn't seem right to just jump back into the same place i had left off.  there was a shift in me.  i knew i couldn't step into the same shoes.  so i just stopped.  stopped everything to reevaluate 'everything' in my life.  reevaulate what was working for me and what wasn't.  what were the things that no longer served me, and what were the things worth hanging on to?  what changes needed to be made?  and how to go about making those changes.

last night, after dom called me from faraway scotland, and elisa was playing with her monster high barbie, and xavier was playing a game on the ipad, i finally picked up my brushes and paint.  my hands and arms felt rusty after such a long hiatus (it's been about 4 weeks), but it felt good to be back at it.  it felt good like sinking into your own bed after being away from home.