20 hours of figure drawing in two days...a great way to spend the weekend. Poses ran from 1 minute to 3 hours. This one is white charcoal and conté on black paper.
Santosha: falling in love with the life that we have. Some people view contentment as settling...but contentment really happens when we stop wishing for or wanting for things to be different and start embracing our life as it is.
Henri Matisse once said, "creativity takes courage", as a process artist creativity is the easy part, the act of making becomes a history and dialogue within each piece providing more substance and depth to the the work. The hard part is pushing through the difficult times even when nothing seems to be working, and the courage comes when you put your work out for the world to see and open yourself up to criticism.