Thursday, June 3, 2010

Is it just me?

“Flight”
oil on canvas
100 x 100cm
2010
$300

I’m not quite feeling it with my paintings this week. I don’t know if is because this one and a couple of watercolours I have painted haven’t turned out quite how I pictured them, or if it is because they are just not quite hitting the mark.

I suppose I have been a bit spoiled lately, everything I have painted has matched or exceeded my expectations and I have been instantly thrilled. Oh well, I shall push on, I know it won’t always feel like this and the next piece could be a masterpiece!

I hope your expectations have been exceeded in your creative space this week. I shall put on a cuppa and pop by for a look….

20 comments:

  1. I know how you feel... sometimes you just need to go to a cafe with a good book and take the day off!

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  2. having a bad week is a bummer ... get out and enjoy yourself, take a break. it will come back.

    My Creative Space

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  3. i think making is like that. some times it just pops and other days you are not sure. i love it

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  4. I think it is beautiful.

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  5. Its ok to have not-so-great days. The awesome days will return! I had a full 3 weeks of awful pots, nearly swore myself off the whole thing but then a new bag of clay fixed everything :) Hope your painting mojo comes back soon!

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  6. This painting is really beautiful, great job! :)

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  7. It looks like when the coral releases the eggs.... or when an ovary releases an egg...

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  8. I know what you mean - sometimes it really is best not to plan what you are doing!
    Then it turns out fine! I had grand ideas this week, but when it came down to it - didn't look at all like what i thought!

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  9. "Flight" is beautiful! I'm enjoying dropping by your creative space each week to see your lovely work!

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  10. I think you have done a wonderful job with your painting! Don't be so hard on yourself!

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  11. Looks beautiful. Can be frustrating when the picturebin your head doesn't quite make it out.

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  12. Those off days are a pain but maybe something is telling you to take it easy. Love the painting. To me it looks like two hands holding something very delicate and precious.

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  13. the greens in this are beautiful!
    it is frustrating when you think you have a great idea and can't quite pull it off ~ but the beauty of it is, the thing you don't think will, turns into an unexpected boon

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  14. It looks beatufiul to me, but I understand and know myself the thing you are going through. I went through that myself in the past 2 weeks to be very honest, and i was fearing I had lost "it". 5 reject heads later but I did keep at to get this current head, who i think has potential.
    Keep going and you will get there I'm sure
    xo

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  15. i think it's ace almost looks like hands are about to set it free x

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  16. I know that feeling. Step away for a while and come back with fresh eyes and a fresh mind. Hope todays blogging inspired you a little!

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  17. Beautiful beautiful painting!!!

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  18. tell me about it!!
    pop over for a cuppa & a chat :)

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  19. I think it is really beautiful it looks like hands holding something, like hands holding your soul. It truly is beautiful :) Hope you have a better week from now on.

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  20. hope youre ok by now )))
    its Igor Kamyanov(flickr)

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