Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Being an Over-Acheiver is Overrated

In these past ten weeks since Christmas, I have completed seven paintings… almost eight. That's a lot. And they weren't just average paintings. I really needed for them to be great paintings (whether they are or not is certainly up for debate). When people ask, “How do you do it all?,” my acheiver personlity kicks in and I might be tempted to say, “Oh, you know I love my job! Work is easy when you love it.” And that may be true, but it isn’t the whole truth. To be honest, I have been stressed out of my mind. I’m frustrated with my work. I don’t even want to go back into my studio after spending so many hours in there lately (it's also cold... so my little space heater and the UGGs my sister gave me have been lifesavers :-)). Last week there were three days when I needed to take na… Read more »

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