Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing a place to share our weekly SOLs.
My grandgirl and I participated in a paint night. I visited this place in August with friends and had a blast.
When I found out they were offering a Nightmare Before Christmas moon, I knew that grandgirl and I needed to make a night of it.
Painting is both fun and challenging. It forces me to confront my perfectionist nature. As in writing, I am my worst critic.
One thing I decided over the course of the evening was to leave off the face and add a bunch of branches. And I figured out that making the wavy branches might be easier if I turned the painting upside down. to paint those lines.
If I could revise the painting, I’d make the branches longer reaching up to the sides of the moon.
But all this seems so trivial compared to the losses yesterday with Las Vegas and the passing of Tom Petty. If more people took up art in the world, would violence diminish?