It’s number 100! It feels like this challenge just began, and at the same time it feels like a part of my practice that I never want to let go. As a commemoration of the past hundred days, I’ll share with you some of what I learned through this process:
1. I love watercolor. I used to think I hated it because I *thought* one would only use it in highly detailed works, and honestly I could always hear that meme in the recesses of my brain, “Ain’t nobody got time for that!”
2. Watercolor markers were my gateway medium and I may never stop using them. They provided just the right amount of precise execution yet allowed for magic when water and brushes came into play. And that’s what tickled me to pieces about these works - they felt like magic for which I was just providing an opportunity to materialize.
3. I love working small. I used to feel like the only way I could truly express my artistic beans was to paint large and on canvas. These small paintings have been beneficial in so many ways: they require less time, therefore allowing me to pop in and out of the studio in short bursts, which just works with my life right now; they are affordable for me to make, therefore affordable to sell, and affordable for collectors to buy, making them win/win/win; they are incredibly easy to package and mail; all of these factors have meant that it was easy for me to stay consistent in this project and my creative practice.
There’s so much more to talk about, including where this will all go from here - and I’ll get to that over the next few days. For now though, this is number 100, and it’s for sale to benefit Legacy Collective too! .
This painting is for sale ($20)! For 100 days I’m making paintings that will benefit @legacycollective . If you’d like to purchase, comment “yes, please!” and it’s yours. First come, first serve. I’ll DM you with payment info. Free shipping within the continental US.