Every once in a while the winter a-cometh-in and I am required to shovel-me-out. This week there was a big one, the major snow storm of this winter season. Coincidentally, once in a while, I am required to be introspective about my finances. That occurred this week as well. These are my excuses for low activity in the studio. However, honestly, I did need to step back, look and think. This simultaneity of dispatch included more than snow and dough. Introspection is obligatory. Recently I had not done enough of the step-back and think stuff. These past few days, out of the studio, allowed self query without the restriction of being engaged by recent and daunting imagery. One of my greater faults is me plugging on without rest. I did that as an athlete. Consequently I never reached the level of success I sought. I got injured, forever regretting my impatience. Just as sure that I should have rested before the big race, rather than tire myself out by working hard, I must step back now and then, letting the water flow. The water does flow for me. I can dip in, drink slowly. It is more refreshing that way. Reflection is enjoyable. It also acknowledges the past is important to create things future.
The result: Yesterday's drawings are good and informative.
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