I can't watch the news anymore. It's a cesspool of negativity. No matter what's been gained, no matter what's been accomplished, there's a way to spin the headlines to tell us that the darker forces in human nature are on the rise. It's affecting my work; I find I can't create in the service of beauty when I feel hopeless and disheartened.
I made an attempt at moving forward on Tuesday today, a painting I've long been neglecting, but something weird has been happening with the paint, and the spokes on the suspended light fixtures have bled out into the background.Tuesday, © 2021, work in progress (click on image for larger view)