Last night I buckled down and got the painting out of my head and onto the canvas. As planned. It started like this:
And then the cool colors where added...of course. My favorite to paint with by far.
Of course a few warm colors....no one wants a blue heart now do they?
I don't know how to really explain this. But I feel very passionately about the friends I am closest too. I internalize all their fears, pain, joys, successes, and love. These people know this about me, and sometimes they shelter me from the pains. It was 2 years ago to date that such a pain was rested in her heart.....and to see how far she has come and to see how much she has grown....well danged if I can hardly write now for the tears. It makes my heart very full knowing that I have people like this in my life. That I can feel complete and utter joyful tears for. Without them even knowing it. And this little clear glass jar is FULL of hearts for her. To use when she needs, to share, and to nurture. Always, always keeping your heart close is important. But just as important is to know when to share it. When to let others nurture it.