Category Archives: Perseverance

365, Day 191: Inspiration

Winter landscape. Sometimes, the inspiration is simply picking up a different brush and asking it, what shall we do? (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

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365, Day 189: Showing Up

Some days, I just go through the motions. Draw the circle, pick up the paint brush. Let it find the water and a pigment…there is often absolutely no idea in my head of what I’m going to do even as … Continue reading

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365, Day 186: Spiral Dance

This was one of those days when a word suggested itself as I painted and the image that resulted totally disappointed me. But it’s also just one of those days when I was reminded that this was about showing up. … Continue reading

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365, Day 150: Perseverance

Day 150. I have been at this now for one hundred and fifty days. That’s one hundred and fifty days within which I put paint on paper. I showed up, often when I didn’t want to. I’ve painted through pain … Continue reading

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