Follow the Sun

a poem without words

It has been awhile since I have focused on sunflowers. I truly do love them. But I had quite a bit of trouble with this one though, I couldn’t seem to get it the way I wanted. I can’t tell you how many times I painted over and over what I had originally. Sometimes I think I need to put the painting away (or in a frame) to prevent me from continuing to paint on it. I have trouble leaving it when it isn’t exactly right.

But, I do like the imperfections. It is so much less fun when it is perfect. When I told my mentor about this problem (I am def type a fyi) she just told me to put the painting away and start a new one. You can always paint the same thing again. Do it differently. Even with the paintings that I like but want…

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