The other day I visited Artboy68’s blog where he has a goal of drawing 100 portraits in 20 weeks—what an admirable goal. I started to think about other goals I’ve heard about: WordPress’ Post a Day, reading a list of classics by the end of the year, working out 4 days a week. I admire people who set such goals and work hard to reach them.
These are what some call active or positive goals. I spent the last few days thinking about this and realize that when I set goals, they are passive or negative goals: starting today I will not drink coffee, I will not eat as many carbs, and I will not read fiction or watch movies while taking classes. Continue reading
I heard about “Artboy68” blog 100 Portraits in 20 Weeks from a wonderful blog Draw and Shoot by Canadian artist and photographer Karen McRae. She was portrait number 39.
Yesterday I received an email from Scott telling me I was portrait 67. He sketched my blog profile picture and posted it on his site with some really nice comments. Thank you, Artboy.
A worthy and noble cause it is: searching for enlightenment. Liza’s posts are a collection of musings and experiences based on her inspirations, including, “books, music, lyrics, poetry, fiction, well-written dramas, plus interaction with others and a lot of deep thinking.” While drawing her portrait, I couldn’t help but get the sense that this is the face of a genuine, open and honest person. Check out her blog and see for yourself! http://searchingforenlightenment.com/
This is portrait 67 of 100. I might just catch up this week.
Go here to see my other portraits, or learn more about this project.
To enter to win the 100th portrait (acrylic painting) even if I’ve drawn you before, go here
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