It’s been a really good month, creatively. I’ve been slowly starting to build up my writing practice again (just on web copy this month, which… isn’t great, but it’s made me find the time to write, and get back into the habit of, you know, typing for extended periods of time), I’ve been working on specific skills in my drawing, and the weather is finally starting to get to a point where I want to go outdoors and take pictures. So that’s nice.
That’s the general. Now on to the specifics.
Sometimes I struggle with the prompts that leave a lot of room for creative interpretation; if I have too many ideas, or too many options, I tend to get hung up on finding the right idea and dismiss anything that isn’t absolutely perfect.
So this week should have been a challenge.
This is another slightly-late photo, I know. But I’m only late posting it. I took it during the week this prompt was assigned. (So, last week.) It’s been a busy couple of weeks, and while I took a lot of photos, I’m only now managing to sit down and go through them.
The last two weeks: getting | feeling | buying | trying | painting | solving | making | starting | running | putting
It’s a good thing that, with a bit of manipulation, the same light that’s so perfect for ‘Chiaroscuro’ also works for ‘Backlighting.’ Otherwise, I might’ve been running a backlog for a few weeks while I caught up.
It took an extra week, my first idea for this prompt really didn't work, I'm not feeling all that inspired, and I'm not really happy with the composition, but it's done.
So. The last two weeks happened. I've been: finding | wondering | giving | making | drinking | wishing | looking | trying | starting | hoping