In 2007 I gave up my real estate career and took on a part-time job so I could paint. I couldn't imagine life without painting!!
My entire life now revolves around my painting - there are not many days in a year that I don't spend at least part of it painting, or doing some creative thing or other.
Even though I am not a math wiz, I find that I come back to math and geometry etc. all the time in my art. They are the basis for everything around us - think of perspective!
I find that (when the logical left half of the brain "gives up" trying to identify what it sees) abstracts can "turn on" the right side of the brain, and interact through shape and color with the viewer's intuitive, emotional self. I find that a successfully done...