Ok, I guess it’s not really slacking, but more about fear of change. When I’m trying some new things (new media, new style, new technique, new subjects) being unsure of things, I all of the sudden get timid. I suddenly find reason to clean the blinds, wipe shelves in the refrigerator, etc. It’s all about conquering the fear.
I mean, what are we really afraid of?
Somebody laughing? Then, good! Made them smile! Judgemental opinions? As Nanny used to say, “That’s what makes it a horse race.”
Speaking of horses….
Trying to work my way through learning to use oils. I love the feel of them, but still learning with each painting. Taking away variables, I return to a subject I’ve done alot: horses. Playing upon the aerial view I’ve been doing lately, here’s a horse, of course.
White Horse 12:00 (private collection)
oil on panel