Inevitably at some point leading up to the weekend, a friend will ask me what I’m up to. I usually rattle off a few things and then I mention that I have art day. Then comes the inquiry. “What’s art day?” Well, art day was borne out of a few friends getting together for a weekend afternoon to work on art projects. It originally served as a supportive gathering for one of the members of the group that was dealing with cancer at the time. I wasn’t there for the early days of art day, but now it’s a part of my weekend activities.
It’s interesting how the practice of anything coupled with repetition and support can feel so great. While I get to design for my clients during the week, the making of art, which is more personal is extremely rewarding. It reignites aspects of my creativity that otherwise reside in a state of dormancy. It also reminds me of the younger me that used to make things all the time, because it felt more natural than anything.Read More