04/10/2005: "Is it important to finish what we start?"technorati tags: Philosophical
I was thinking this morning about my inability to get started on a new project, and while it *could* be because I lack focus, it's probably because I have 10 unfinished pieces from my non-show still hanging in my studio....guilting me with their tiny half finished eyes that seem to follow me around ala vintage Scooby Doo.
I'm feeling a bit of the "been there done that" sentiments mentioned in the previous debate. I keep moving them onto easels and then moving them back to the wall untouched. I'm just not feeling it with them anymore and I'm considering moving them into storage, getting out all new canvases, and not looking back.
However, once I put paintings out of sight to "finish later" I never do. Now, if it's all about the process that shouldn't be such a big deal...but as I said before, the actual pieces are important to me (not to mention the $$$ tied up in them).
My internal mom is telling me I have to finish my vegetables before I get dessert but I don't want to!!! Am I being silly? Should I just bite the bullet and finish the damn things, or put them away for awhile and risk never completing them?
On another note, Waiting for Antichrist is out. You can see the cover at amazon, click on the thumbnail to see a larger version. It's my "Mark of the Beast" image on the cover; the colors are off but it's still neato!