Focusing On Painting

12″ x 16″ oil on paper

In the beginning of summer, there was a question that I needed to ask myself, “How much time with social media is too much time?”. As I do my best to get my work “out there”, I realized that for me, it was taking over the already limited time I had to paint so I decided to just focus on my painting. I started by making a plan to finish a stack of paintings that I had set aside quite awhile ago before starting anything new AND before posting. I plan to stick with this plan in order to produce more work and post less.

Here are the paintings that I have completed:

“Poppies In The Vineyard” (22″ x 30″ rework/acrylics on watercolor paper)

“A Vineyard Row” (22″ x 30″ rework/acrylics on watercolor paper)

“Blueberries” (12″ x 16″ oil on primed watercolor paper)

Now that the stack has been completed, I feel much better about focusing on new projects. Until next time, take care and enjoy the last bits of summertime fun and warm weather!

3 thoughts on “Focusing On Painting

  1. Very good paintings, you capture som beautiful light and subtle colour tones.
    I know what you mean by the drain of energy and time of social media.
    I’m approaching a point where I feel I can recommence painting. . For now, still sketching and reflecting. .

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  2. I love your intentionality! It’s so easy to spend too much time on social media and miss out on doing what we love and what we’re called to do. I’ve been caught up in wasted time myself! Beautiful work. The discipline was worth it!

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