I used part of my tax refund to purchase this book, as well as the necessary supplies.  After my drawing class I realized that 1) I enjoyed the artistic side, and 2) I needed an outlet for my frustrations and my black moods.  Working out helps, as does fencing, but that doesn’t satisfy everything.  So I’ve got an easel, paints, brushes and canvas and I’m going to see what I can do and if it helps.


My setup in my living room.

Below are the first two exercises.  On the left, I had to paint two sections.  The top are colors that I like, while on the bottom were colors that I dislike.  On the right are colors that I associate with each season.  Guess which is which…