the pleasures of painting
January 22, 2007 9:44am CST
painting is one of the most enjoyable hobbies or occupations. only painters can feel the intensity of its pleasure. take yuor colours, drawing paper and board, walk to the countryside, sit under a shady tree and look at nature ,,,your mind is at peace. your troubles and worries leave you as you contemplate nature. your look at the murmuring brook, the gathering clouds, or the shepherds piping thier farewell songs. you are in union with nature and unconsciously observing and enjoying its beauty and its serenity. you tend to gorget your own existence. as you go on painting the landscape you are in perfect tranquility. no sad thoughts or irritable moods disturb the calmness and happiness of your mind. the paradox is that fully engaged in a purposeful pursuit. painting is a pleasure cos hours slip by unnotices, and moreover, when you have finished a painting there is the strange sad feeling that you are leaving behind some of the most enjoyable hours of your life. you are completely enjoying in full measure the beauty of unspoiled nature. you are in complete harmony with her. painting help you to enjoy the beauty of unspoiled nature.