|'Back to the Marsh' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis|
I can always retreat to the marsh. It always inspires me. The many moods and colors. The wide open views. The sounds. The smells. And of course the birds. Painting the marsh gets me excited. If I am not in the mood to paint (rare) looking through my reference photos of the marshes I have visited always lights the fire. The marsh is an old friend but I look for ways to interpret it in new ways.
I am passionate about the marsh and I embrace that passion. It is the most important consideration for me when choosing a subject to paint. If I am passionate about a subject I will do a better job.
"The things you are passsionate about are not random. They are your calling."Fabienne Fredrickson
Take the time to discover your passions. Explore them and embrace them.
Your work will be better for it.
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