Now that I am no longer on my MA Creative Practice and waiting for my results its a good time to catch up on everything that has been left. I have a list! I have a smear test that is a year over due! A mammogram that is 6 months overdue! And I have not been out for walk with the dog for a long time! Its a good job we have a large garden. I have been walking and running round the garden with him. I can now go to the hairdressers! Gardening which has been neglected and meeting my friends for lunch! without rushing or feeling guilty. I can make my favourite chocolate cake! I think it has been so long since I had a baking day!! I can Take my elderly parents out! These are all activities that I have not done. Partly some are due to the restrictions we have had through the pandemic but some are due to not being able to focus or relax on other non essential activities during my MA Creative Practice.
I have created a good work routine and do mot want to loose that. Before I started my MA Creative Practice I would binge paint! I would paint for a couple if days! Tidy up then it would be a few months until I painted again. Now I am making it my business to stay focus and to work everyday. Even if it is only to send out a short blog sketch paint or organise! go to a gallery! read about an artist, buy a new art book, take inspiring photographs! Whatever the challenge I am determined to paint my feelings, life, experiences and hopes and dreams.
My first challenge is to paint the Mayor snd Mayoress as I promised. I have a clear idea of my method and approach so I can’t wait to make a start.