Daring to Have Days Off!!!

How dare you?!? Or I rather.

It’s a sad but true fact, that work spoils my creative energy. I’m not saying that all work would do this. I think that certain kinds of work, let’s say….anything but food service, would be better. But I won’t pretend that I work oh so many hours, and I work doubles and all that jazz. The surprising thing is, I work maximum 3 days a week. Yet still it seems the amount of annoyance and energy spent, cancels out an equal amount of painting.

I really think a career would help my situation greatly. Like a career would be more work, or rather more responsible work. But, the work would be less oppressive. I don’t paint from oppression and turmoil. I know some people do, but that ain’t me babe. I paint from waking up in the morning with a cup of coffee and some Cheerios with banana. I paint in my jammies with messy hair and I can stand and paint for hours and not know it. It’s a very time consuming, but fun, process. I’m not sure that when you tell people that, they really understand.

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Wednesday and Thursday this was me. By the pool, sketching and swimming, freakin’ hard life right. Jeebus, someone punch me, for ever complaining. sigh…….

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2 responses to “Daring to Have Days Off!!!

  1. Ashley Andersen

    I know what you mean. I find it difficult to produce artwork over break after a semester of project oriented work.

    I miss seeing your artwork around the building, it was some of the best and most inspiring. I am a possibly somewhat creepy fan girl of your work. Good to see you’re still producing despite the drudgery of life! I like your site, very professional.

  2. haravenscroft0

    Thank you so much Ashley!!! I miss being surrounded by creative people, yourself included. Having that energy around was very inspirational to me. This blog is just a way of keeping myself on task, I’m glad you like it.

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