Wednesday, January 29, 2014

I am back!!!

Hello everyone, I see I have posted nothing on my blog for over a year, but all I can say in my defence is that it has not been a good year for me regarding my art.  As I said before we moved to Johannesburg, and after spending 21 years in the "bush" in Botswana arriving in Joburg was just a visual overload.  I signed up for courses, workshops and went to loads of galleries and then suffered from visual overload.  Somewhere along the way I lost Jenny and became a clone of whichever course I was on :(  And I hated the work that I was producing.  So I sat myself down and tried to rediscover me - what did I want to paint, and which was the way forward.  So after lots of hard work I think I am eventually back on my own road and can continue my journey. 
But there was a valuable lesson in there for me to learn, and that was after years of working on my own and slowly taking one small step at a time, I definitely was like a kid in a candy store who did not know what flavour she wanted.  And that I had to be careful with what courses I went on - they are great for learning skills, but that is all they are, great aids in developing YOU!!
So on I go, and will be posting some new paintings that I have done recently - and I hope that you like the new path my journey is taking me on.

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