It is without a doubt that an artist cannot stop creating. It goes against their being.
The last few years have been challenging for the world for sure. Now let’s add a torn ACL for 2022. The question will be to surgery or not to surgery. While waiting for the answer, creativity does not take a break nor do I want it to take a break.
We can look at the body taking charge and telling the brain we need to slow down. No more running wild doing ten things at once.
So what does this mean for the creativity? Slowing down allows for more thinking and more thinking allows for new ideas.
A creative, no matter the kind, sees without limits, peels the onion layer by layer. Slowing down enables the artist to see and experience every part of what they are observing and feeling. This could be good or bad. Either way it contributes to the next piece they will produce.
So what is next….painting for sure.
Let us add some advocating for injustice while we are at it.
The panels you see above are step one and two of a new piece. Let’s see where creativity takes us!