creative practice / self compassion

frida kahlo on ambition and painting

“I really don’t know if my paintings are surrealist,” she says, ” but I know that they are the frankest expression of myself, without ever taking into consideration anyone’s judgment or prejudice, I have painted very little and without the slightest desire for glory or ambition, but before all else, out of the conviction that I enjoy it, and then […]

creative practice / selflove / writing

painting in my mind

there is a part of painting that always feels out of reach I think it’s my mind that sometimes gets attached to how I feel something should look. there is nothing wrong with that aiming for a particular look or feel in a painting is okay but when it comes at the expense of true expression it can feel limited. […]