Can you help?
This week I’m looking for some help in naming Tiger.
He has character. He has a personality. He deserves a name.
One of the things I have learned through the last few months is that I have been putting part of my personality into my paintings. Some see it as me developing my ‘style’.
And it’s true to a degree, as there are certain brushes and techniques I’m starting to favour. I am staying open to learning new things (my course starts up again this week after a break over the summer) and seeing how that will influence my style going forwards.
And I got to thinking how this is what we do with life.
We develop our own style of what we like, what we do, what we wear, where we like to go on holiday, what we eat, what music we listen to… the list is pretty much endless…
And this style has come from what we have been taught – both consciously and subconsciously – from the moment we were born, even while we are still in the womb!
We fall into what we feel comfortable with – our favourite brushes, colours and strokes – and fall into our own version of life.
It’s comfortable. It’s easy. It’s safe.
Sometimes it’s good to learn something new. To pick up a different brush. To try a different style.
When was the last time you tried something different? Read a book by an author you’ve never heard of. Listened to a random podcast? Picked up that different brush?
There are so many possibilities for us all out there, we just have to be brave enough to go looking.
I’m excited about my painting for next week because I’m stretching myself again. My style will adapt, refine, develop and improve.
I choose to apply this to my life too!
How about you?
If you’re struggling and this post resonates with you, DM me.
With love xx
acrylicpainting #lifejourney #continuousimprovement #goodenough #accidentalartist
P.S. I’m serious about name suggestions for this picture. All suggestions are welcome and the winner of the most suitable name/title will win free access to one of my £145 programmes.
You can choose from:
- 7 Days To Self Meditation Programme
- The Belief Buster Workshop
- A Bounce Back Session
- 6 Steps To Strategic Planning Course
Just enter your suggestion in the comments below 😊
The tiger is painted by layering subtle changes of colour to create the depth of fur, to create a charismatic chap.
Medium: Acrylic on 300gsm Aquafine Smooth Watercolour board
Width: 30 cm
Height: 30 cm
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Copyright of any reference materials used to create the paintings remains with the original author(s). All Rights Reserved.