A New Hobby

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Good Morning loves!

I have been doing some soul searching and me finding lately, and I figured out that I am lacking some creativity in my life!

I've always been in love with water colors and wanting to try it. I came upon a post on Miss Mustard Seed that she started painting with water colors herself and I was hooked.

I have always loved drawing, rendering, and coloring as a kid and growing up as a creative soul. So I thought painting would be a perfect outlet. 


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I did a bit of research and asking around, and found out some good paint options, brushes, and paper at the art store. I love cruising around the art store, it puts me right within my element. I could spend hours and lots of $$ in there, but my bank account and myself had to leave before I got carried away!

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It feels so good to find something that's for me. The thing I love about water colors are that there isn't a right or wrong way to paint. It's free spirit, layering, and emotional painting in my eyes. It's relaxing and therapeutic when you really get into it, I pop some music on and just let my imagination go.

Here's my first one,

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I definitely need some more practice and have a lot more to learn, I also think I used too much water on my brush (the paper started turning upwards). But who knows maybe with some you tube videos, practice, and classes I'll become a pro! (He-he)

But for me this just a hobby among the other few that I came about to try, and find more things that I enjoy doing. So no matter if it's right or wrong. It's right for me and I'm learning, not perfecting. That's what I love about water colors and life in general. That it will teach me to just let go, that it doesn't need to be perfect, and it's my own. 

Plus I have pretty art I can start putting up it's a win-win!

What do you do that's just for you?

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