|DAY 5, an echelon of geese|
|in the 'hood, June 30, 2011|
With my love for nature, my belief in animal totems and the love I have for PAINT, I am committing to painting the animal I see on each corresponding day in March. After making this decision and completing my three eagles, hawk and opposum, I drove the river road to yoga class yesterday and sure enough, saw a red tail hawk perched on a branch of a tall tree. I know it was a red tail because I stopped my car and watched it fly to another perch.
There will be days, yes, where I will surely be painting crows. Sometimes, this is the only wildlife I see. I am wondering what animals will make themselves known to me now that I have put this intention out there though. If anything, I will be looking, listening and noticing even more closely than I do already. In a general sense, this can only foster, enrich and benefit my creative process all the more.
See photographs of the robins that made a home in our backyard last spring here.
Our guest artist, Anika Starmer, blogged about her experience playing along with the February Creative Commitment Challenge. Read that post here.
View other examples of my creative commitments here and here.
If you are interested in developing a creative rhythm and need some assistance getting there, check out my online classes or hire me and let's set up a plan that works for you!
Stay tuned in here tomorrow for my Wednesday featured artist interview...
To see the paintings I have completed so far (and read the corresponding totems), visit my flickr set.