Being an artist, I pick up and read brochures, pamphlets and books about art. Some time ago, I found a small pamphlet entitled “Five Things to Remember When you are Drawing”. As I read this, I thought it should have been entitled “Five Things to Remember When you are Drawing (and Living)
l. Step back from your work.
“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalms 46:10 Impersonalize the work and get a larger view.
2. Draw what you see; not what you know.
Look at it from different angles. Keep a fresh outlook and pray for a new approach.
3. Consider composition.
Where is my focus? Am I looking through God’s/Love’s eyes?
4. Be patient with yourself.
Am I being so judgmental that I cannot be kind to me?
5. Enjoy the process.
Enjoy Life’s Journey. We are all learning!