Tuesday, September 6, 2016
For the Love of Art and my Sanity!!!
For the love of art...I am contemplating Reflections..which is a PTA program ...again. ONLY because it is an outlet to do art with kids. It is a lot of work, and I would prob handle it differently. I am not the PTA president along side it as I was doing all of the other events as well. I just think art is so important and no-one is stepping up for it. BUT>>> I do not want to turn into the stressed anger raging B*$ch that it turned me into last year taking away time from my kiddo and family. SO...do I just help at random when I feel like it (because it might not be a program at all)..or do I bite the bullet an do it because I love art so dang much?? I am going to be an art docent already at the school of a previous teacher so I have an art outlet there..I am a lousy bystander and outsider watcher...Am I a "Yes" girl or a no, I need to focus on my sons year and academics and just take the easy road and learn to say no and walk away.??? (I think my husband would disown me if I said yes again..but it's not really his decision)...torn..(like a piece of distressed art paper) lol!
I saw this idea recently and decided to walk myself upstairs to the art room and create from scraps. I ripped pieces of painted on scrap...
I just made a video tutorial for my Mixed Media Butterflies! You can check it out here:
Since I posted all this as an informative in a group chat on FB, I figured why not make a show at tell post here. This is my dres...
I jump back and forth between canvas work and journals or papers. I purchased a giant canvas for a good deal recently and decided that I wou...