|Collage on painted background, 8x8" on matte board|
I have a couple of paintings in process as we speak. Meanwhile, I completed a number of small projects last week ~ those recent postcards, that woven shibori piece, a bunch of envelopes for mail art, mending an eco dyed shirt with a scrap of eco dyed fabric. Doesn't seem like all that much, but it's taken me many weeks to do those projects.
It's truly difficult for me to imagine how I did so many things in prior years, before I retired. I squeezed in as much creativity as possible in non-work time, because I simply had to in order to stay sane. And the many years I felt compelled to make as much as I could because I was still trying to make some part of a living at my art.
Now, just being alive ~ taking things as they come, taking care of myself, BeeGee, our home, small as it might be, meditating, not rushing through everything ~ takes up the better part of my days.
Have a great week. May it be peaceful, simple, relaxing. xx