This is my newest painting – well it’s a charcoal with paint around it. I call it, “I Birthed a Beautiful Being.”
I’m not quite done with her but I put her on my wall anyway, to sit with for awhile. I love her body but her face is causing me a lot of grief, but oh well, I’ll keep on it. This is the evolution of her.
The words are, “I birthed a beautiful being. I fed that beautiful being with my breasts. My baby is a miracle. My body is a miracle. I will honor me for the miracle that is me.”
I have to say it is so freeing to create without thinking about selling it or if someone will want to buy it or not. It changes everything. Since I embarked on my path of devoting the next 5 years to the study & practice of creativity in every form that ignites me, much has changed. I can see my skills getting better & I have a better grasp of how to approach a project with more confidence & not just guessing. I have a loooong way to go. It’s only been about 8 months, so while it is fun being in the process & seeing my progress, I can’t wait to look back & see where my journey has taken me! Okay, okay, I know . . . for now I will stay in the moment & enjoy la dolce vita!!!
For now, I’m going to work on lightning up her face!