Virginia Cobb’s Painting Workshop

I wrote about how difficult it was for me to motivate myself to paint after setting it aside for months. In order to get back there, I had to remind myself about what I had done in the past to jump-start my creativity when I’d had a ‘fallow’ time.

I turned this unfinished watercolour sideways to use as a background for a portrait of some tulips I bought.

My Skype painting session with my friend Kathy had helped to bring me back to the paint brush. Continue reading

Painting Together on Skype

Question: How do you become re-motivated to do a beloved activity again?
Answer: Try doing whatever worked in the past.

My watercolour palette.

I haven’t written very much about the art side of our lives lately. My painting took a back seat when we finally moved into our wonderful house six months ago. Continue reading