|Singing Rocks, Howling Wolves / 54" x 72" / acrylic on canvas|
|Alchemical Nature / 54" x 72" / acrylic on canvas|
These two paintings were done about a year ago but I was never completely satisfied with them. They got put back in the racks and have sat there "simmering" all this time. I pulled one of them out with the intention of covering it with gesso and beginning a new piece. However when I saw it again I realized how much I have learned about painting in the last year and I wanted to work with this old friend again. All the problems that had remained unresolved were no longer problems but a joy to "let go into". Painting is like that, so much is learned through living life and soon all that we are, and all that we become flows into the work.
As the artist Judy Cheng says,