I truly believe that adding creative time to your every day routine can do so much for your health. Just like exercise strengthens your body, art and creating strengthens and heals your mind.
Adding color, texture, memories, words and YOU to a physical creation that you can say, I created this with my own two hands, with my heart and soul...well, it feeds your soul.
Your messages and comments gave me strength to deal with the situation at hand...and then I painted to deal with it some more. Sometimes you can't run away, but you can ease the stress when you need it most by infusing creativity into your life. Some people choose to escape and hit the bottle or worse, I chose to deal with it and then hit the paint bottle. It works. But back to my point, thank you for all the words of inspiration and positive affirmations. It really meant a lot to me, and I'm so happy to announce the winner of my painting and art goodies, without further adieu....the winner is: