Happy New Year to you from me!
My new year has been a bit late starting. I was fortunate enough to be away on the Big Island with family and friends over the holidays. While my intentions for goal setting and lots of productive time, writing, soul-searching and creating art were a top priority, reality got in the way and it was replaced with lots of meal making and carting kids around to hot surf spots. Oh woe is me:)
So here I am starting the New Year with no set plan in motion, but instead a feeling of gratitude and contentment. I would say that is a good start to any year! I spent my spare time painting and cutting paper into shapes inspired by all the crazy, tropical foliage surrounding me. I played with some different textures and colours and I experimented with their placement. I will admit to running out of medium to glue it all down, but soon discovered that I loved the freedom of being able to move it all around. I had more than one moment of frustration as the wind blew it all away.. I think I could be very happy playing with bright colors and designing this way everyday. I love that feeling of excitement that comes with the discovery of something new, a new idea, new colours...anything new. These will all be made into prints for art licensing soon. I am excited about the new year, but here I sit, almost 2 weeks in to the new year, with no set plan of action written down. I have lots of ideas and goals for this year, but right now they are flying around with no accountability whatsoever. My plan for this week is to take a half hour out daily to reflect and get these intentions in action. There is no time like the present. Just start! A little pep talk from me to you. Sharing with you a few resources that I always find helpful to help start me on my way: Word of the Year - created by Christine Kane New Years Revolution - created by Do What You Love Wishing you health, happiness and lots of creativity in 2016! xoxo