My days are winding down. I'm tired, as I always am when I've had several intense days to spend in my self-centered pursuit of what... creative expression? That seems too lofty a description of what I do when in search of design ideas for my tapestries. The varied processes I go through to finally, I hope, have an image worth spending months turning into a tapestry are for me best accomplished in intense bursts. An artist residency gives me space and time for the bursts--I just hope the bursts will happen!
This time I do feel that I've had some insights for design ideas while I've been here. Today I worked more on the two part piece I'd started on Wednesday: