And then I think, "Of course. It makes me happy, and that's all that matters."
So who cares whether I'm saying something? I'm adding happiness to the world one painting at a time. As long as my art speaks to someone or evokes an emotion in someone, even if it's just me, then I'm okay with that.
But my recent painting actually does say something. SAVE FOR RETIREMENT! :) I work in the retirement financial planning industry during the day, so I "get it"--"it" being the importance of saving for your retirement. And I see a lot of people who don't get it. So, to go with the magazine article (on my retirement plans), I was asked to work on paintings have to do with cash. And here it is:
Photo shoot is on Monday evening. I need to lose 50 lbs by then. Wish me luck.