An apple a day and a drawing a day is where I am these days. Apples are in abundance these days as I’m surrounded by beautiful organic orchards. A drawing a day seems abundant as well. After months of stepping back from my work, pausing and reflecting on the “whats” and the “whys”, drawing is a peaceful way of going back to the basics of creating art. New and big pieces are brewing...and I’m excited and anxious at the same time. Drawings are the warm up excersizes and the
She’s my studio mate, my lap warmer, and my free entertainment. But when the light catches her whiskers, and the silly fluff of her hair...she’s my model and muse. It’s the simple things like this that make me question why joy can sometimes elude us.
It really depends on how fast you are flying and at what angle you hit the window. That split second decides your fate. I hear the hit. It’s unmistakable. I check to see if there’s any hope. Sometimes you revive, I’m relieved and I sing a little joyful song. And sometimes you never wake. Then I’m left, holding on to your little body, wondering how I can make your life well lived. I can’t do much, but I can draw. My drawings can’t come close to your actual beauty, but it’s ins