Here is a simple test. It is one more defining moment in my personal artistic journey. l enjoy strategies, like those used in sports. I wish to define my needs in order to understand personal, efficacious strategies. This drawing is a test with a good result. Playing Round (3D) versus Flat (2D) animates me, excites my emotions, indulges my intellect. I find it a satisfying strategy.
The painting, "Reclamation", continues to evolve (now in state 7).
Things are getting better. Getting to truth is a very slow process. In, out, up, down, scribble, scrabble, knock down, open up, find, reject; then do it all again.
This painting is going, going... I am optimistic this painting will represent me more than any painting I have done before. If anything, this is me true-working. I am throwing out every distraction, dispelling all things that do not make sense to it being right for me.
When things are not quite right, and a possible solution is discerned, haste becomes imperative.
I will say little because my need to say is increasingly in my Art. Explanations have been instructive, but time consuming. Now I am a man in a hurry because I know I want to proceed to paint, not dwell with thoughts and words on what I have done.
I am getting better. I better recognize that which says me when I see it. This is mindfulness in action. It is my mind that interests me. I bare what says me and I make better.
There is nothing more important to successful problem solving than a goal with a limited amount of time to achieve it. These two images are creative discovery leading to successful solutions. The drawing is complete. The painting is on a path. Both images illustrate my need to compress time, us it wisely and well. I fear my time is limited. I am not ill. I do accept my time to create is bound by my finite existence. I accept my mortality. Mortality is the restriction that defines my personal and Artistic limits.
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