Brief Reprieve From Time

Painting by Vanessa Pesch | Saltwater Birch Studio June, June, June.

The weeks go by slowly, the months seem to disappear. I’m sure that only gets worse with age. Though it’s a pleasant, therapeutic side-effect of painting – that (occasional) brief reprieve from a sense of time. The kind that arises from intense focus, and lets you forget existence, with all its joys, disappointments, pressures and hopes.

Painting by Vanessa Pesch | Saltwater Birch Studio

Painting by Vanessa Pesch | Saltwater Birch Studio

Painting by Vanessa Pesch | Saltwater Birch Studio

 

Not to mention it also provides a nice distraction from the army of relentless mosquitoes waiting to maul you at your door (the not-so-pleasant side of living in a forest!). Every season certainly has it downsides, though the bright, blooming flowers, and Vitamin D surplus, more than make up for the occasional bite.

Painting by Vanessa Pesch | Saltwater Birch Studio

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