If I had followed the suggested reading schedule for Art & Fear, this month I would be deep into chapter 8. But I haven’t made it to that chapter yet because I’ve been thinking about – hung up on, actually – one particular topic for the past several months: Finding Your Work.
Last August I read the call for entry for an art quilt competition. Last September I decided on the general theme for my entry in that competition and obtained the photos that would serve as the basis of the image.
Back in the Dark Ages, when I was a small child taking piano lessons, my teacher told me about Mozart. Perhaps she thought that the story of the prodigy who wrote lovely little melodies and gave public piano recitals when he was five would inspire me.