I was patiently trying to lay down a watercolor representation the medical troubles one of my loved ones is undergoing. I first tried a literal approach, making a schematic arrangement of organic shapes. This sterile approach did not satisfy my and the only thing I could think of doing that would approximate my feelings was […]


Today’s watercolor experiment: Have you ever woken up with a feeling you can’t identify? That happened to me this morning. I sat down with a blank piece of watercolor paper and started to think. I started with a flat brush and drew a streak with gamboge, a yellow pigment. All my first strokes are curved. […]

What’s That Feeling?

Did you ever have a time when you couldn’t identify a feeling?  With me, sometimes it manifests itself in being crabby to everyone. When I do have an unidentifiable feeling, I try to reason it out. I ask myself, “When was the last time you ate?” or “Did you get enough sleep last night?” Depending on […]

‘Stop’ Icon Development

Incremental Progress For about two months now, I have been concentrating on ways to express my feelings with visual media. My blog did not start out that way. In fact, my original mission was to discuss autism from the point of view of a sibling, along with side conversations about neuroscience, philosophy, ethics and mental […]

Old Habits

I resisted for most of the day. No, ‘resisted’ is not the right word. It is better to say I was confounded. Yesterday I mentioned that I put all kinds of roadblocks in my way before I begin being creative. I procrastinate by trying to read up on my subject – in this case, watercolor […]