A few months ago, I was on YouTube.
I was watching random videos when I stumbled across something called acrylic pouring.
Curious, I clicked in that video. Then another. Then another. Then another. Before I knew it, I was hooked.
I could not stop watching these videos. I was addicted.
Before I knew what I was doing, I was in the craft store. A pack of canvas in one arm. A basket of paint in the other.
My first few attempts were not pretty. They were messy. I was frustrated. I cried. I wanted to give up. But I wanted to make something cool.
So I kept at it.
A month later, I was able to produce several small pieces.
They were not pretty. They were not perfect. But I felt good about them.
So, I attempted some more.
Messy. But getting somewhere.
Where that was?
I didn’t know.
I started to fiddle around with other techniques. Other mixtures.
Before I knew it, I was actually getting somewhere. I felt a sense of pride. I was finishing projects.
Sure, I have tons of canvases all over the place.
Sure, there’s a giant paint tarp in the office.
Sure, I struggle. Struggled.
But it’s been fun.
So very fun.
I encourage everyone to explore their creative side. You may be surprised as to what you find.