They show up to class together. Brett walks in the room and looks a little confused.
"Are we painting?" He asks.
"Yes!" Michelle explains with joy.
"For how long?"
"Twelve weeks!" says Michelle. "Surprise! It's our date night!"
And so I fell in love.
They are all morning people. They come in with more energy than I have after drinking three Red Bulls. It's amazing.
Check out the lovely Kathy on the left in the second picture from the top. Hands up in the air as if she's saying: "What am I supposed to do now Sam?!"
More than half of my class admits to having type A personalities. And sometimes, type A personalities have a hard time adjusting to my methodology. "Where is the A + B = C?" They want to know.
Although it can be tough for them to wrap their brain around the concept that: "The process of creating evolves into an idea", it keeps them coming back again and again.
I love Wednesdays.
This blog was created to share my belief that the art making process can be a vehicle for empowerment.
I am living proof.