I was reading a book by one of my favourite authors Wally Lamb, In his book "The Hour i First Believed" the central character Caleum Quirk is talking to his therapist Dr. Patel - She tells him "The Seeker embarks on a journey to find what he wants and discovers along the way what he needs"
Wow !!! this jumped out at me from the page. Totally describing my recent and on going art adventures.
I thought i wanted so many things for my art, for it to be liked, sell loads, get books published, be respected, have my family finally understand what i do, so many things i wanted on my quest !!! but what i needed was just to create - that is so powerful to me. Not that i would not like all the above but while i was getting twisted up about no sales or cutting remarks from someone about "Getting a real job" i wasn't creating i had run out...or so i thought.
My Quest is to create, to paint, to draw - that is magic :)
And here recently on my quest i create this for my lovely friend Lauren's Birthday
I love painting or making presents for special friends, This was a whole loads of paint, tissue paper, pen, collage, spray paint all on a thick wood block.
I have had such positive feedback from my new direction, my latest characters that i am hoping to re open shortly my Etsy Shop with my new collection...so i thought i would share a little taster here what will be coming up soon at Little Nore.
Whimsical Boxes are back...can you spot Clown Girl ? Yikes !!
Here is a pink haired girl on a think wood block - planning to do a range on these as they look cute on a desk or shelf as well as a wall- measuring 10 x 10 cm and 3.5 cm thick....nice and chunky.
I have so many character ideas and feel so drawn to Zombie, Vampires and surprisingly clowns i think they work well against the sugary sweet girls.
I would love to know your thoughts ?
Have you been on any quests lately ?
Did you find what you needed ?
Be Great to hear from you