After such a year of loss and for the first time in my life, I have no appetite for control. In past years, I devised intricate plans and goals for my art life: here are two examples:
For years, I loved making my plans. I needed them, I benefited from them, and I (mostly) kept to them.
Now though, I want to let go, be responsive to each day, follow my inner prompts, live more for my art than I ever have. I feel free, hopeful, and excited about what might happen when I pick up brush, pen, pencil! To tell you the truth, I can't wait!
I know there are those of you out there who have been following along with me for a long time. I am, as ever, grateful for your support and interest and your friendship. To new or infrequent readers, welcome and thank you, as well.
Happy 2011 to us all!