Today’s painting… African sunset, elephants, striking colours… what’s not to love?
This was my first elephant, and I love the way we reversed the image, with the background becoming the foreground within the elephant.
If there is something I have learned from my painting (there are many as you will know if you are a regular follower of my posts) then it’s looking at things from a different perspective.
Sometimes in life that’s what we need to do, to get a different angle… a different view.
The old saying “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got” is true.
Unless you change things up, try different approaches, look at things from a different perspective, you are limiting the possibilities and opportunities you have available to you – remember my saying… “What if there is NO box?”
Life is FULL of opportunities. There are around us all of the time. It’s just are we ready to see them?
Are we open to changing things around and trying a different approach?
Every week with my painting I’m trying a different approach. Yes, I may well be developing my own style, but I’m open to possibilities. Sometimes the style doesn’t work for me, or I feel uncomfortable with it, but I give it a go anyway.
And sometimes, I get a better outcome as a result of it, which is always a win.
This week my question to you is… how are you going to approach your elephant?
With love xx
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Pen and ink over a multiple colour background in acrylics.
Medium: Acrylic on 300gsm Aquafine Smooth Watercolour board
Width: 29.7 cm
Height: 42 cm
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