I love this painting … the colors and the stillness uplift me … hence the name. My affirmation for the day is “still joy” … that is what I want to foster in me and in the world.
Still Joy, Digital Â© Diane Clancy
Many times of my life I have been filled with still joy even if I have been way too busy … I want to reclaim that still center of myself where I am centered and joyful, even when way too busy … time to get back in alignment!! The quiet sun today is an early spring sun – this actually enhances the process I think. I wish still joy for all of you too!
I am thrilled you preferred the second image yesterday … The first one took a long time to find a car and get it all set up … but the colors and formatting came pretty easily once I got the car in the 3D painting. I was concerned it was too close to “Theory” so I worked and worked and worked to get a painting I at least sort of liked that was different and felt fairly harmonious.
So you liked the painting (in general anyway) that flew out of me. The creative process was in the flow and just moving right along. The other took much longer and never flowed how I wanted .. I think, so often, it is the creative projects that flow that are more effective. Certainly there are still often lots of tedious and slow details to do, but the general creativity comes easily.
Not that is always the case, sometimes it is after struggling with something, that the floodgates open up and wow … it flows! Creativity is so interesting! Hope your day is excellent!
~ Diane Clancy