Do you think about personal growth as an artist? Do you think about how you will - as they say - take it up a notch or kick it up to the next level? I went back to school - so to speak - got out a good old-fashioned note book. I've never drawn a ballerina with an ink pen and then 'painted' it with pastels. . .okay so let's do that! I need to work on capturing skin tones - so let's do that! That was fun . . . now what about those cupcakes? When are you going to paint one that looks good enough to eat? Hey! I'm working on it!!Page. I think her use of green inspired my use of green. What beautiful color and textural qualities. What about those fire red dots! Artistic genius. Makes me want to paint!