I’m currently painting pieces that I do not think about before hand, yet I am being influenced by a handful of sporadic, non-relatable people and things. Gwen Stefani, Anaïs Nin, Beds, the Earth, and tribal vibes. What the hell does one make of that combination? I have yet to add each influence to one single piece…but I feel that is coming soon. Should be interesting.
I suppose this odd combination of influences come from my head – the music I’ve been listening to, the videos I watch, the books I read and the sense that I’m in a very simple living situation: Closer to nature.
I need to go out tomorrow for more supplies. I wonder if I should travel to San Jose and soak up some sights and local art. I like the creative spree I’m on right now…painting whatever comes to mind and feels right, without the worry of money hindering that process and freedom. A true treat.
Or, depending on the weather, after gathering supplies – I might walk down to the square and paint. It’s on my bucket-list…but since I’ve been here, I haven’t really felt like doing it. Sounded so cool before…now? Meh.
As much as I’m enjoying the silence in the evenings, in my cozy little room, I’ve been listening to various podcasts each night. Modern Psychology, Paranormal Events, random meditation rituals and The Moth. Speaking of moths – I think that’s why I’ve been falling asleep to words…as moths keep coming in my room and flying directly into the wall. I don’t enjoy the sound of that – nor do I like the thought of one of those bat-sized things landing on me. I get a little spooked. I don’t like moths. Creepy bastards…
I have roughly two more weeks of scheduled painting time…let’s see what else comes out!