Listen Again

TM8922 Listen Again 36×36 oil on panel

Life can be a cacophony, and there are times when we all need a break. My solution is to bury myself in the studio, put a Yo Yo Ma compact disk in the player, and dive into some waves.┬áThe glories of Bach, Ma’s expressive cello, and my imagined sea will usually see me through. Something about the back and forth rhythm of painting waves, the way of the body aligns its movements to the music and the subject, the need to concentrate on precise linear patterns….it soothes the spirit and nourishes the soul. Maybe that explains the title. I painted my first Listen painting not long ago. This painting is titled Listen Again. I suspect there will be another……Enjoy.