Can you believe that this our 11th week together, students? For a little over 2 months now, we’ve shared this classroom. We’ve painted straight lines together, sharpened pencils together, and even evaded capture together. The Tutor is proud of you for hanging in there this long.
The Tutor is aware that the last few lesson have been especially challenging. The painting of a still life has pushed many of you beyond what you believed to be your artistic precipice. You rose to The Tutor’s challenge, however, and fought through your fears to explore new artistic terrains. For that, you deserve a treat: I give you Lesson X: The Details:
Congratulations on conquering another lesson, pupils! This week’s homework assignment is to have fun with your artwork.
That’s right, class; The Tutor wants you to have fun with your artwork! The process of creation can be so intensive, so laborious, that joy is often overlooked. It’s important to always find pleasure in our craft, especially with the task is daunting.
So, take a step back from your in-progress painting, relish in what you’ve been able to accomplish thus far, and treat yourself to a little creative indulgence.
This indulgence may come in the form of expressive splashes added to your painted still life, or it may be an act of creation completely independent from any of The Tutor’s assignments. Your treat may manifest itself as a Joker’s grin painted on your subject, or as naughty doodles on a chloroform-soaked rag. So long as you’re having fun, the sky is the limit.
See you next week, students!