Monday, July 6, 2009

Back on track

I arrived home at noon today after a wonderful holiday. I saw many sites in eight different counties and documented them through writing and photography. Tomorrow I plan to get my photos downloaded and organized and then I'll begin to share some of my inspirations. I came away from my holiday with new ideas for work and my interest in creating has been rekindled. Before I left I had lost interest in painting and was doing less and less work every week.

I am currently in two group shows which both opened while I was away. The first show is at The Leyton Gallery and the other, titled Time and Place is at Sir Wilfred Grenfell Gallery.

I'm including the work I have in Time and Place because not all the works in the show are on the website.

6 comments:

Poetic Artist said...

I love this..I thought the brush was real..What a blessed person you are to travel..I so need to get away because I am blocked.
I can not wait to see your photos.
Katelen

Blue Sky Dreaming said...

Welcome home...sounds like you had a wonderful time and you have brought home photos, writing and a new energy! Look forward to your next post!

Margaret Ryall said...

Katelen,
I am very fortunate to have an opportunity to travel and I am thankful to have friends in England and Germany who welcomed us into their homes. We've travelled for three years now and the big holiday period in our lives is coming to an end. It was the result of careful financial planning over years. I'm sure we will still take shorter jaunts!

Sometimes I've "gotten away" at home by visiting places I don't usually go, doing a round of all the galleries in the area, reading the same art book as a friend and discussing it or just giving myself permission to not paint. Perhaps you have other ways to accomplish the same thing.

Margaret Ryall said...

Mary Ann,
thanks for the reply. I checked out your new work yesterday but didn't have the energy to comment. I'm bubbling with energy this morning and up early with the time change. I'm looking forward to getting my photos together too.

Miki Willa said...

Glad to see you back, and that you had a wonderful time. I am looking forward to seeing your photos and new works that are inspired by this amazing trip. Welcome home.

TheDecoDetective said...

Welcome back Margaret! Hope you're not too jetlagged - I'm looking forward to hearing about your trip!