Some of you may wonder from where some of my concepts originate.Here is my attempt at explaining myself..a little!. I had been immersed in creating works for a show which I felt under pressure to assemble for this March. In the midst of my scramble I learned that the show was not to occur for two more years ! I was both relieved and deflated. ! From this knowledge came a hybrid merging of some of my ideas for the show (highlighting lost historical buildings locally with their own invented characters/story) -with lovely women perched on rooftops of some of these same buildings..Oh yes and a roller skater or two for good measure! Why not have a bit of fun and play with the theme-as I was getting far too serious about it..and now had been given the gift of time!
As for the roller skating..Those who know me a little better will be in the loop -as I have taken on the personal challenge of Roller Derby this winter at the age of 57.
I just completed my minimum skating skills test and although still have a way to go with the practical (Ie skating 27 laps in 5 minutes ..I can alas master 19 at present!) I am thrilled that I can belong to such a dynamic and friendly group of women and work on my athletic side in such a fun and supportive fashion. I am feeling more in control of my body and balance and attitude to life is definitely on the upswing ..Who would think? :-)
So it seems life's pleasures and trials find a way into my creative process whether I am intentional about it or not!