Feeling free to go in a new direction, apprehensive but not afraid, excited but cautious, open to exploring new techniques, new designs, excited about all the things I'll discover, feeling optimistic. I know I'll fail at some projects and I will fall from time to time. I know that not everyone will understand my art, but I know I must create "my" art. I know that not everyone will like my art, but I know I must create art that I like. I know there will be critics who will judge me, who will criticize my words, who will laugh at my art, who will question my creations, but I cannot let their noises distract me from traveling forward in my artful journey. I must not be afraid to create what I need to create. I must be me in my world of art.
I am inspired by those who have traveled this road before me.
I enjoy creating and playing and exploring and discovering. I like bright colors, and I like textures, and I like imperfect lines, and I like creating in an unstructured environment. I am curious. I have different ideas. I am at home in my studio. I am happy when I'm creating.
I am grateful to those who have traveled this road before me.
Artist -- American . . . I'm free to be . . .
Thinking and feeling grateful -- Happy Fourth!