I have another snow day tomorrow so decided to open up some mulled wine. Which makes me feel creative apparently.
Text: When the day has come / That I’ve lost my way around / And the seasons stop / And hide beneath the ground / When the sky turns gray / And everything is screaming / I will reach inside / Just to find my heart is beating.
-Imagine Dragons “Bleeding Out”
Really into this song apparently.
It was a snow day (#teacherperks) so I decided to finish something I started awhile ago.
Medium: Watercolor, Pastel
Text: When the hour is nigh / And hopelessness is sinking in / And the wolves all cry / To fill the night with hollering. / When your eyes are red / And emptiness is all you know / With the darkness fed / I will be your scarecrow.
-Imagine Dragons, Bleeding Out
Something I always wanted to tell Josie, but didn’t have the time.
This one is actually textless. I kept reworking it and reworking it and couldn’t figure out what I didn’t like about it. And then realized she looks like someone who would be a peppy morning person, and that annoys me.
Text: Say you love me, say you don’t, I can make my own mistakes. Learn to let it bend before it breaks. –Brandi Carlile – Before It Breaks
Medium: Watercolor, Mixed Media
My niece (who thinks I’m a really good artist, which is really sweet) asked me to paint “smile, be happy” on a canvas for her birthday. I was touched that a 11 year old just wanted my art for her birthday lol. Which was in October and I just now finished lol… pretty typical for me, actually…
Medium: Acrylic, Watercolor
Text: It’s been a long day / and all the lines come down heavy on me. – Rosi Golan “Been a Long Day”
Text: Alas, my love, you do me wrong. – Greensleeves.
I’ve never listened to it in a non-Christmas fashion until I listened to it from the prospective of a friend who went through an uneccesarily harsh breakup and gosh… what a heartbreaking song.
Medium: Water and apparently glue – I saw a “painting with glue” thing on Pinterest and decided to try it out. Pretty fun, if you don’t mind your shit looking like a kindergartner did it. 😂
Text: Don’t believe the things you tell yourself so late at night / You are your own worst enemy you’ll never win the fight. – Ingrid Michaleson “Parachute”
Medium: Mixed media
Text: And I’ve been looking at the stars for a long, long time / I’ve been putting out fires all my life. – James Blunt “Bonfire Heart”
Medium: Acrylic, Mixed media
Not normally a huge James Blunt fan, but digging this line.
Text: Where are you now? Do you let me down? Do you make me grieve for you? -Brandi Carlile “Pride and Joy”