Getting started with acrylic painting should not be intimidating, scary or vastly un-affordable. Before I began painting full time, the prospect of walking into an art store completely overwhelmed me and if I had known how simple my beginner toolbox could have been, I would have jumped into painting far earlier.
I’ll expand more on my love for acrylics in a future post. For NOW, I want to get you excited about the prospect of creating your own unique art!
I am an over-thinker…and a bit of a control freak. When I begin a piece, I have so many visions and intentions that I can sometimes lose the joy and flow of the process. If I’m not careful, my source of inspiration can become a little too heavy handed and I find myself being too careful, too stiff and ultimately creating something I’m not in love with. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve found myself with a loaded brush, hovering over a blank canvas, unsure where to start, or afraid of being too bold, or not bold enough or too loose or too restrained…you see where this is going. It never ends well.
I look forward to creating a community with you while exploring all of my favorite topics: art, pretty things, home décor, life, being a working mom, and finding a creative voice in the midst of it all.