All lit up.
Back Lights Oils on canvas board 10 x 12 inches
Muddled grasses beside an overgrown lake. Autumn sun warms the seed heads which will soon attract the birds. Back lit these fluffy reeds and ripened docks glow.
I try to tell the truth in my art but I always leave room for a little bending here and there. Abstracting from nature gives me scope to express whatever I am feeling...
'being true to myself'.
This means not worrying about pleasing other people and living by someone else's standards or rules. I am still becoming myself (as a painter) and working at being true to this. I am the only one who can do this...that is, I am the boss, in charge of my choices.
Finding my own way, sometimes I fall down, falter and even fail but this is alright.
Failures are good learning experiences. I can begin again.