I’ll be dreaming…

Spontaneous creative combustion….I’ll be dreaming…

I'll be dreaming

I'll be dreaming close up 1

I'll be dreaming close up 2Sometimes the energy of the painting just takes over and it is painting  itself.  I started to work on this piece again last night after letting it languish for a couple of weeks, wasn’t even going to finish it before the Vintage Bazaar, but it kind of took over.  I don’t know if it was because I was tired of working in the studio all day(yes, ALL DAY), which was a total treat, but I was pretty fried.  Two hours later this painting finished itself and when I look at it I can feel the energy rising right out of the painting into the ether.

I am ready for Saturday, writing a checklist and finishing up making sure I have all the little detail stuff in order….but the impetus to continue to work is strong, stronger than ever and I have learned a great deal already in this prep.  I have learned that I am organized, that I can make, make and make some more and that the internal process does take over if you let it.  I feel more joyful and alive than I have in a long time and while I am nervous about doing this “first” show, I am also staying grounded in knowing that no matter what happens I am doing the work I am meant to be doing….what brings me the most heart opening aliveness.  I could paint forever for no one but me(and my furry studio companions)(and the loving and totally one bazillion percent Superhero), but just to paint is the thing….like breathing, like the beat of my heart.

 

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14 Responses to “I’ll be dreaming…”

  1. Angie June 18, 2013 at 10:40 am #

    This is so cute! Love it.

  2. Julie Mackinder June 18, 2013 at 12:53 pm #

    Well done Corinne! I hope the Show is a massive success. Enjoy y!ourself

  3. Judy Shea June 18, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

    Well, I know your HEART is completely FULL when you work with your art.. it shows. You have accomplished so much getting ready and keeping up with technology. I need some of your energy, woman.

  4. Jo Murray June 18, 2013 at 3:18 pm #

    Like that phrase ‘spontaneous creative combustion’. Pity it doesn’t happen more often for all of us.

  5. Kat June 18, 2013 at 4:25 pm #

    Corrine I love your spontaneous style and wish you all the best for your show! Having time to paint and enjoying the process is wonderful, blessings to you. xx

  6. Suzy June 18, 2013 at 5:40 pm #

    “I could paint forever for no one but me”…I LOVE that! Your paintings show that your heart is overflowing with delight. It spills over and out and everywhere. All the best for your show!

  7. Lisa Isabella Russo June 18, 2013 at 7:22 pm #

    Beautiful, sometimes it can be so fun to go bravely wherever the piece leads! This piece is wonderful, it’s great that you did that with it. Congrats on your show, I hope it is amazing for you!

  8. NatashaMay June 19, 2013 at 7:10 am #

    Totally amazing! I love the energy of this piece. 🙂

  9. Marilyn J. Rock June 19, 2013 at 7:13 am #

    Fantastic! And; keep following your heart Corrine! You are an amazing woman and artist – let the path take you. I’m so proud of you with your show coming up and cannot wait to read all about it! All of your hard work and creativity has already opened up doors for you. You deserve it! xxoo

  10. Kay Wallace June 19, 2013 at 7:19 am #

    Another great piece, Corrine, full of energy, emotion and, well, just plain electricity! You have worked so hard getting everything ready for the bazaar, I know you will do well. We will be on the Cape Saturday, but returning early Sunday so we can check out your bazaar! So looking forward to it.

  11. caterina giglio digison June 19, 2013 at 8:57 am #

    so true about the painting or the work taking over… I like it when that happens.. x

  12. Kim Mailhot June 19, 2013 at 10:41 am #

    Always painting for you and your furry friends is the key !
    Good luck this weekend! Enjoy the flow…

    BTW – I love love love this dreaming buddy !

  13. Marjie Kemper June 20, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

    This is fabulous ! Love that it finished itself 🙂

    I’m so thrilled for you about this show and wishing you much joy!

  14. Chris June 20, 2013 at 6:15 pm #

    Okay, you are doing too much amazing stuff. I’m keeping my eye on you. (fair warning)

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