Blog posts tagged in memories
“Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.” – Pablo Picasso
If you look between the layers of colors and patterns in this painting you can see a wild forest of memories that describes an artist’s personal journey.
Many of us keep a journal or diary of our intimate thoughts and reflections about life. Sometimes there are just no words to describe a feeling or emotion. As an artist becomes one with the paint brush and canvas, a display of his reflections and memories emerge… a moment frozen in time forever. Just as a song-writer pens a classic, an artist paints his memoir. Each splash of paint is with purpose and meaning. Often times his expressions are hidden behind the layers.
What are you reflecting on these days? What colors would you choose for all the adjectives in the diary of your life?
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“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” – Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Collected Works’
Each painting that I create tells a story. It’s up to the viewer to create those stories. I challenge you today to choose a painting and write a story about it. Give it life. Bring your experiences and imagination into it. What lies beneath the colors? What memories does the painting evoke?
This painting is called Perception because it rains with intuition and insight. We all have a story to tell with a lesson learned. The colors that stream through this painting create an elusive beginning to one’s personal story. Fill in the blanks. Live through this painting by creating its origin!
Explore your possibilities…