I believe we artists all create in our own unique (and sometimes quirky) ways. And everyone goes through his/her process of growth and evolution. In my quest for visual expressions and (of course) client satisfaction, I've moved beyond simply presenting an object or subject literally.Case in point:
Recently, I had a short visit to Mexico City. Oh, how I love thy. The city is full of culture, history, liveliness and art (more about that in my travel blog, one day :-)). You all know I love colors and textures, especially the ones that have been passed down from the ancient times. So, yes, I was in heaven when visiting Palacio Nacional (i.e., the National Palace).
My problem is, no matter where I am, I don't ever stop observing, looking for inspirations and/or creating. So, instead of being settled with documenting one location like this:
I had an idea and did something like this instead:
It took a little more time. But hey, what's the rush. The point is to never stop having fun, right? So, there you have it, my version of the below statue, which represents my ultimate goal in state of mind/life.
Do you see what a difference creativity can make?