255 A postcard for Chloe
254 I felt Autumn this morning,
it was only a gentle whisper,
but it made me pause,
and think "oh, she's almost here."
I am ready for the cooler days,
the deeper shadows,
and the prettiest of light.
I'm in love with all the seasons, but my favourite is this one.
253 “By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgement.”
252 she can fly
a packet of straws helped me find focus when freelensing,
I was in all sorts of pain trying to create work that looked like I knew what I was doing,
I was creating art by mistakes,
and not being able to re-create it the next time.
I was using moving targets,
kids who would lose patience with my need to practise,
over and over again,
so I found a packet of red and white paper straws,
they were pretty and compliant.
And as the subject matter
and I wasn't trying to make art,
I was doing it for me,
I found my focus.
And now when I feel my art getting in the way of my voice,
I grab a packet of straws.
I give myself space.
I find my why again.
Find your packet of straws and a quiet place to play.
And you'll find your why!
250 cosy moments
249 sisters at sunset