“If your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset.”
2.5″ x 3.5″ Watercolor on Strathmore Textured ATC
I am calling this one “Distrust”, in my window series theme, The Soul of a Woman. Some of us know this feeling. We’ve been hurt or abused and although we still look out at the world, we are hesitant to let anyone in. We protect ourselves against the possibility of being hurt again. The cold steel of this train window is strongly bolted against the outside elements. Ooooo, a little too deep for such a small painting, eh?
The texture of this paper seems to lend itself to the feel of an old steel train. Fun stuff to paint on.
Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895–February 17, 1986) was a renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: psychological revolution, the nature of the mind, meditation, human relationships, and bringing about positive change in society. He constantly stressed the need for a revolution in the psyche of every human being and emphasized that such revolution cannot be brought about by any external entity, be it religious, political, or social. more…