New Year but the same old me.

Happy New year everyone. What can I say? It has been exactly a year since I gave up my job in IT and started on the rather crazy idea of doing art full time. I think it is fair to say that, from a commercial point of view, it hasn’t worked out as I expected. But, strangely enough, I am not downhearted. Why is this?

Well, one thing I have learned is that I can really depend on my family. They have not let me down at all. Also, that the process of learning how to paint is a lot harder than I thought it would be. The place I want to be is to be able to use all the expressive brush strokes, and get the drawing right first time. I’m not there yet. But each painting is a bit closer to what I want.

I am going to try a lot of things in the next few months to get into the ‘art market’. If they come off then they may well make it to this page. Most of them won’t but that is part of what the art world is like.

Its always good to end with scripture. This is from 1 Peter, Ch5 V6-7 (Message Version)

So, be content with who you are and don’t put on airs. God’s strong hand is on you; he’ll promote you at the right time. Live carefree before God; he is most careful with you

God bless you all. Happy New Year

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