Friday, May 29, 2015

Five Minute Friday: "Blue."

Our Mistress of Ceremonies for the Five Minute Friday is Kate over at Heading Home.  Hope you link up with us and join the fun.

I like blue.  I love using the color blue in my art.  It's a very calming color.  The color of ocean, sky, and various flowers. I like blueberries.  I like the old blues music of my parent's generation.  The songs Blue Suede Shoes and Blue Monday come to mind.  Makes me smile.  Blue can bring joy.
However, blue can bring sorrow also.  I don't like feeling blue, and I have been lately.  Instead of the relaxing color of calm, blue becomes the engulfing hole of despair.
I may use blue to come out of my blues.  I still have a couple of canvases and some watercolor paper, so I think a painting marathon is in order this week.  Taking picture of pretty scenery with blue is in order.  Maybe I can do that on my ride tomorrow. 
I need to rise out of the blue.
Some of my "blue" work:




  1. Loved seeing your works of art in shades of blue. It's true -- blue can be happy or sad, depending on how you look at it. And just remember that after the blues can come blue skies. Visiting from Five Minute Friday.

  2. Great post.
    There is something about the melancholy of "blue"; as is feeling blue, that has a way of speaking to the creative soul, and that creativity is the spark that can raise us up to the blue heavenly to meet with God. He is in dark and the light. Enjoy your creative weekend.