Trying new things

I have been pushing myself out of my comfort zone. I have been loosening up my brush stroke while using oils. I also took an older painting tonight that I was going to paint over and actually put a glaze over it so that I could use it as a background for a new painting (an idea thrown at me by someone else). I’m having alot of fun experimenting. I’m also finding very quickly my comfort levels and what pushes me outside of it.

We have to be pushed outside of our comfort levels in order to grow. Might as well have some fun with it!

Upright, 24x36", Oil

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About strokeofred

I am from Kansas and I have traveled all over the world. I am an artist, and I have a business brain. I love skirts and tennis shoes. I like to get dirty and ride motorcycles. I am sensitive and I can be mean. I love nature, and believe in protecting it. I love to laugh, and feel better after a good cry. I can be stubborn and impatient. I am constantly growing. I am open and free. I look to be inspired and love to inspire. I play guitar and secretly want to play drums. I have a puppy that brings me great joy. I love hugs, cuddling, holding hands...and wrestling. I love the mountains and the beach. I have to make a pilgrimage to the ocean at least twice a year to balance myself. I believe in balance in all things. Traveling is a passion, and meeting interesting people from all over the world is the perk! I have small town values, and big city dreams. I love beer, hate wine. I believe that what you put out comes back. I believe and live by the belief of treating others like you want to be treated. I enjoy stimulating conversation, and a good sense of humor. Caffeine is my drug of choice, and coffee over chess or good conversation is my luxury. I am strong but sometimes feel small. I strive to be my authentic me.
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