Recently I finished reading a biography of Joan Mitchell, one of the famous female artists in New York City in the 1940's and 50's. Wow! What a life she led. It is a wonder she had time to paint but then she did a lot of her painting after midnight in a state of mild intoxication. Her work fascinates me so I decided to give it a go. First of all, it was in the morning and second of all, I was sober so why would i expect success? I enjoyed doing it but discovered later that I tend to do horizontal marks and she is more inclined to do vertical and horizontal marks. My scribbles don't resemble her scribbles is what I am trying to say. Whatever, this is my attempt
I call this Sunbathed Beach.
Cabin fever is giving me fits lately. I keep thinking of places I would like to go and then I remember that it is best to stay home. Florida is having big increases in Covid 19 cases and I do NOT want to have to deal with that. My daughter bought me a shield and I have worn it when I go out. I like it much better than a mask as I have asthma and find a mask very confining. The shield is much easier to breath for me. I have listened to family, children, grandchildren and great grandchild and how they are coping with the pandemic lifestyle. It inspired this painting
This is called Navigating 2020
If you look closely, you will find words that relate to this year in the fog.
Hopefully my friends at Paint Party Friday are happy and healthy!
Blooming on the lanai this week