I painted this as a sort of offering for the Full Pink Moon tonight figuring it might help bestow some wonderful gifts upon us!
Here’s a small embroidery I was trying out on felt… love the feeling of the needle going through this and will do again!
And lastly, while I was painting the dried tulip below, I was listening to a Design Matters Podcast with Seth Godin as the interview guest and Debbie Millman asked him what advice he can give us (those of us who are horrified with what is happening in US politics and around the world) with the daily downward spiral of news coming at us. His advice was to disconnect yourself from contempt, fear and panic and make things, based on this quote:
This is what I do to distance myself from this and why I paint florals because they are beautiful… plain and simple… because really, there can’t be enough beauty in the world. We can always use more of it, right?