Today's Lesson From The Craft Room: Sit With Your ArtI sometimes pressure myself to know exactly what I want to do next with my art. The reality is, I don't know! What I am learning, is that if I just sit with my art, the next step will come. Sometimes it might be in a few seconds...or a few months! I am finding that I am enjoying having a number of pieces "in process" at the same time. That way, when I get stuck or when I just have to wait for a piece to dry, I can keep moving forward with whatever whispers to me. I am learning to sit with my art and wait for it to speak to me.
I made a bit more progress on this piece that I shared with you yesterday. The first thing I added was some gold acrylic paint to the raised images that were stenciled using modeling paste. Then I decided glitter was definitely in order, so I added some green and blue glitter glues and smooshed them around with my finger on the canvas part of the piece. Then came some additional inspiration - the desire to add more butterflies. So, I die cut them out of white organza: