On my art table: Fearless

Fearless painting

This is one of my favorite pieces of art from this year. In fact, when I finished it, I knew I wanted to do something similar on canvas, but I haven’t gotten around to it yet. I hope to, though, before 2016 is over!

Working on this piece – and art in general – taught me about moving into fear – a lesson on fear and bravery that I had shared earlier this year.

…life is fluid, constantly moving and shaping and stretching and contracting – nothing lasts forever.

Every time I look at her, I’m reminded of this. That’s the beauty of art, I think. It reminds you of the things you were going through when you were painting. Of the lessons in bravery and perseverance, observing and experimenting that working on a piece taught you.

These are lessons you can learn by following any craft. Writing, blogging, cooking, sewing, photography – anything to which you put your attention. Don’t you think so?

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  1. I see the title “Fearless” and your art, and I see that strength in the girl you have painted. I see tears that have dried, and what looks like a boot, something that says she was troubled. but I also see a silent determination in her eyes, and what she stands for around her… the softness of petals, or the freedom of butterflies, or even her roots. 🙂 Lovely.

  2. I love this piece of art the most. I can sense fearless written all over it. A determination to be fearless and rise. My dad thinks my quotes reflect my state of mind. And I think your reflects what you are going through. A battle that you will never give up but win and come out with your shining armour.

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