Travails of a Creative Spirit

Hello, Hola, Welcome to my pages!

I live on the island of Lanzarote, which is closer to Africa than Spain and where its hot hot hot far too much of the time. And today I want to tell the world how great life is. Really! I have just come out of a 6 month fog, I thought at the time my life was almost over, because I had such terrible fatigue. 6 months of laying on the bed with another 3 day migraine and too tired to do anything, it was painful to think . 3 weeks ago, it lifted, I feel  normal. More than normal, I am supercharged, because I am now so grateful for everything. Every time I pick up a camera, go for a walk, talk on the phone, go and shop for groceries, work at my art projects, I feel I can achieve almost anything.

This is just the start of my creative journey… and this is the abstract acrylic painting I’ve  finished that I had started in January. A Study in Red.

Following on with the painting, during the rest of the week I completed the Faux stone arches in the hallway, dining room and front entrance that I had started before Christmas. I used acrylic paints and a watercolour pencil for the outline.

Faux stone arch in kitchen

Faux stone arch in front entrance

Faux stone arch in hallway


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Iratze
    Jun 28, 2012 @ 20:37:09

    Beatiful pictures, Diana!
    I love your study in red, I am posting it in my blog if you don’t mind 🙂
    Great works.


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