I work incessantly, partly because of an obsession with visual beauty, but also because the act of creation for me is a way of feeling the most alive.
It’s hard for me to remember that an important part of the process of creating art is taking IN the world, not just the output. In fact dedication to observing and fully living in the world, for an artist, may be one of the most important and honest things we can do. Experiences then can course fully through one’s system and show up when creating.
We are staying on the Florida Gulf coast in a cabin on the beach, taking it all in, taking in the beautiful rhythmic surf that narrates the natural world of sky, water, sand. Harmony begins to take over. Playfulness blooms.
Here’s how the days go by on the gulf coast: