Don't worry! I'm not about to turn to drink. Nor am I about to become one of the GREATS! I'm just struggling with a time of dearth of ideas, motivation, inspiration, creativity, etc. I have a studio filled with yarn, fibers, t-shirts and silk scarves, lingerie, and other cast-offs (for Upcycles), beads, wire, and so much more - just waiting for the next creative burst which doesn't seem to be happening.
My FB friends have offered suggestions:
- Take a break!
- Take a drive!
- Take a walk!
- Walk the beach!
- Look for inspiration in nature!
I've a birthday coming up. I hate birthdays! I don't know the genesis of that, but that too must come from some sort of bizarre message from childhood. And because of that, and the fact that I lived all but the last 8 years of my life in the Northeast, where Februarys are known to be mostly unkind weather-wise. I can't complain about this February's weather in NC. It's mostly been relatively warm and sunny! So what is this depressive state all about? Wish I knew!
Anyway.....I'm determined to work through this creative block, and once the birthday is over, so will be February, and then I can look forward to our USTA tennis season, a trip to FL to visit dear friends, and SPRING! So where do I go for Spring inspiration? Perhaps a trip through Pinterest, a visit to Pantone online, and a view of Spring colors and designs will spark my enthusiasm for designing something new - or resurrecting something old. I'm thinking felted clip brooches that can be worn in the hair, on a hat, bag, shirt, blouse, jacket, lapel - wherever! Got any ideas for me?