Fast forward and -skim through days , months , places, countries, many faces , many moods and reach today ---and press on Play.
Time has flown , with me exploring the world of Arts. Reading, going to Museums and Exhibitions. Watching other artists, talking and listening to their experiments, their journey----do not feel I have wasted precious time .
I sketch almost every day , with pencil, charcoal, or pens on napkins, any bits of paper, even toilet paper at times .Practice practice , keeping that hand moving .Maybe one day I will clock in the hundred thousand hours one needs to become a master …….I just do not keep track.
Now I see the angles, curves, lines , planes , shapes instead of objects . Even people now appear to me made up of planes, and shapes . Sometimes it is a little bit scary ….. especially when I am mentally sketching anyone I am talking too.
I see the sky and it is no long blue ----there is grey ,mauve, pink all the colours of the rainbow . The water is brown, green, purple , ----it is a whole new world . I never really knew what I was missing .
“We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time “
(Four Quartets , TS Eliot .)
It was in “The Silent Raga” by Ameen Merchant and I can relate to the writing . There is so much to explore ,so much to learn.