California poppies are such a lovely shade of orange. For some reason I cannot get enough orange lately. It’s weird how I binge on certain colors. A year ago I couldn’t get enough blue. Everything was blue.
Do you ever fall in love with colors? It could just be that Autumn is upon us and I am getting ready to celebrate the season. Maybe I am just having flashbacks to my childhood too. Remember when orange and avocado green were the big colors? I remember the owls too. Owls were everywhere!
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This is day 3 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge. I am feeling pretty motivated. I am also trying not to put too much pressure on myself. If I miss a day here or there, or publish my post at 10 pm, or do two in one day I am OK with that. September is a tricky month. It always feels like the beginning of the year to me. I make a lot of plans and try to tackle a lot of projects. I feel energized. Sometimes I try to take on way too many things at once though so I have to be mindful of burning myself out. I think I am keeping a better eye on that this time.
Not to mention, as Tiny-Small gets bigger she seems to need more and more of my attention. I thought it would be the opposite. I figured as she grew up she’d need me less and less. I am finding out that is just a myth. She still needs me, but in different ways. She likes to talk and ask questions and she always wants to help me with whatever I am doing. It’s a constant adjustment for me as I change to accommodate all of her changes. It feels a little like dancing with a partner who likes to dip you without warning sometimes. It’s fun and tiring and wonderful all at the same time.
It’s also cutting into my painting time. I mean, she gave up naps completely! COMPLETELY! So, we’ll see how this daily painting goes. Stay tuned to see which flower pops up on day 4 of the 30 in 30 challenge. You can also follow we on Instagram and twitter. Just search for the hashtag: #30in30.
In the meantime, go check out the other painters working hard each day to produce a new painting over on Leslie Saeta’s blog.