I'm a bit of a shut in--not quite a hermit but definitely an introvert. It's one of the reasons I don't teach workshops. Dealing with more than a few people at a time makes me anxious and tired. Blogging for someone like myself is nothing short of a lifeline. It allows me to share what I do and gratefully receive feedback. If it wasn't for this blog and the fellowship I've formed with like minded artists and collectors, I'm not sure if I would have stayed the course, learning to paint (again) in my 40's. It began as an experiment, just to see my own progress... It has become so much more. My inspiration, ideas, failures and all associated energy: neat & tidy and shared over time. Discovering and joining the daily painting movement made it even sweeter.
Colin Farrell sports a fantastic
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Actually, this blog has provided more opportunities than any other single thing I've done. I usually get philosophic about blogging when I do a give-away--but today it's because I realized my art and my focus is changing. There's a three page manifesto that sits on my desk outlining the changes, but I wanted to express this part of my plan today, the blog stays! Part II of related blathering in next week's Mull it Over Monday-- Do you blog your art? Why? Better question: What do you treasure most about your art blog?