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A Canvas Born from Raw Emotions

Updated: Dec 7, 2023



Hey, art enthusiasts and unexpected blog visitors! Today, I want to share a bit more about the story behind my latest piece, "Not My Average Day." This painting wasn't just born from a creative urge; it emerged from a day filled with raw emotions and some tough conversations.


Ever had one of those days when life throws you a curveball? That's exactly what happened to me. I spent the day discussing my parents' aging, their increasing impairments and their wishes and hopes for the late chapters of their lives. It was tough. It was emotional. And it was completely unscripted.


"Not My Average Day" became my way of decompressing and translating those intense feelings onto the canvas. The chaos, the unpredictability, and the layers beneath the surface—they're all there. Every stroke could represent a moment of this challenging day, and every color tells a part of the story.


The vibrant reds in the painting reflect the intensity of the emotions we grappled with—raw, at times painful, and real. The specks of green and turquoise? They resemblr the patina that time leaves on us symbolize the complexity of the situations we face. The bold strokes of black ink? That's where the hard conversations and difficult decisions come in.


Now, as this digital piece found its way from within onto the screen, I feel that it's not just a painting; it's a piece of today’s talks and the journey, a tangible expression of a day that left its mark.


Life is messy, and sometimes, it's hard. But through art, many of us find a way to navigate those complexities, to share our stories, and maybe, just maybe, to connect on a deeper level. So, here's to the real, the raw, and the difficult. May "Not My Average Day" be a reminder that art can help us make sense of life's tough moments.


Please leave your feedback or comments, I am always looking forward to hear from you.





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