My big mistake in “Broken Promise”, as it shall now be named, is that I forgot what I’m about. I draw. I get into a state of mindfulness, where’s there’s just me, the subject, and pencil and paper. Read my intro, is says that I love to draw, but enjoy color too, or some such wording. I need to get back into drawing, hardcore.
It doesn’t mean that there can’t be fun in the drawing. I go back over my stuck times, and I realize pushing the pencil, so to speak, will eventually get me out of the deepest funk.
The more complicated the drawing, the better.
Now that’s hardcore!
Why am I suddenly drawing so many bicycles? Is it some kind of Freudian thing?
So, there have been two recent drawing of bicycles. The last drawing I made, and this one:
Is it a wish fulfillment of my unfinished application to the Rhode Island School of Design? As I think I mentioned, part of the application process was to draw boots and a bicycle. I wonder if they still do have those drawings to do. It can’t be that…it’s too long ago, and why now?
Here’s the sketch for the latest one. So far, the finished work is coming out much differently.
The truth is? They’s fascinatingly complex and simple at the same time. Sort of like when I was drawing jungle gyms
(So where is that jungle gym pic when I need it? I’m sorry to disappoint. It’s probably buried somewhere on my old point and shoot camera, that I disposed of long ago. I’ll have to retake the picture)
I never realized that the title of the one above is actually a description of me.
But that still leaves the question…why now?
In the meantime, here’s to bicycles!
Yup, I’m in Connecticut. Soon, I hope to make my artistic debut (or return) in Danbury. A possible show at the Danbury Library is in the works.
Speaking of Connecticut, shout out to the video class of Western Connecticut State University. My boyfriend, who reminds me of Rodney Dangerfield in “Back to School”, took me to a party where they showed the videos produced by the students. In one video, a character equates Connecticut with Hell. True, as with all states, there are some less desirable places. I don’t think, though,that the writer of the script has seen much of the seedier sides of New York City.
Back to art,though…I’ll keep you posted on the show. In the meantime, I present my latest drawing, “Moonlit”. It’s another empty chair drawing. Yay.