Picture Perfect – des colores
A message of incitement to live in joy was coming to me from several angles so I painted this watercolour to have a reminder everyday on the wall.
The joy of life (the universe), living, colours, light, sight, love, expressing our creativity, being penitent (striving to change so as to be good), all with joy.
“The penitent is not the sinner who sits in dirt and wraps himself up in a sack,
but the man who stops sinning, even though he wears festive clothes and scent and (even though he) sings to the music of flutes and trumpets; besides, do joy and finery not suit to him who has changed his life?”
For the story explaining the origin of the expression “des colores” and for more entries on this theme, go to Picture Perfect.
I used the tripod and zoomed to get this framed and composed the way I wanted, no flash, and waited until the sun came out (briefly…).