While having fabulous coffee and delectable treats in a patisserie last week, my husband and I surveyed the artwork displayed. I certainly can't say I liked all of it, but the style is growing on me. I decided I would make an attempt at creating something similar. Surprisingly, I'm not unhappy with the results considering this was my first try.
I really have a tough time drawing or painting new things because I fear the results won't be perfect. I know that's silly because most people can't always expect to do something flawlessly the first time they try it, but how do I get past that feeling of being a failure if, frankly, my artwork looks like crap? I've been an artist for years. I used to teach art. Surely my skill level should be at a point now that I can pull off perfection without much effort. Then again, maybe not. Anyway, I'm heading back to the studio. I think this painting needs to be part of a set. Wish me luck. Hopefully, the way this first painting turned out wasn't just beginners luck. ;)