One of my favorite things to do when I'm feeling adventurous but don't want to leave the house (or put on clothes) is to dig out an old hobby. I haven't painted in way too long, so I wanted to dust of the old brushes and make something.
I was 21 when I started painting, but I really fell for it when I realized I didn't have to paint like Renoir, I just had to paint like me. Now I'm constantly touting the benefits of artistic self expression. In fact, it gets me all worked up just thinking about it and I start singing "True Colors".
Anyway, here's what I painted today -
And this -
Two of my favorite subjects: love and mix tapes. Creativity achieved.
"Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the sooner we will be able to treat life as art."