My 35 Words: Independence

Today’s word is Independence… in pink! Pink is a strong, feminine color… and then the drawing of the little red cowgirl boots are a lot like the pair that I wore when I was a kid. As a quirky little four year-old, I pretty much thought that I was unstoppable in those boots; like they gave me some kind of power. One day I heard Nancy Sinatra’s song, These Boots, and my memory of that song fit right in.

My 35 Words: Independence

From My 35 Words: Independence

This is from a series of My 35 Words where I choose 35 of my favorite words. 3″x5″ illustration of the word “Independence”, media: pigment liner, colored pencil, paint pen.  (If you are new to my blog, right now I’m running a virtual art show of My 35 most favorite words. You can see the others that have been posted (so far) by clicking here!) (Contact me here!)

About Rachel Heu

"Creativity is an act of defiance. You're challenging the status quo. You're questioning accepted truths and principles. You're asking three universal questions that mock conventional wisdom: Why do I have to obey the rules? Why can't I be different? Why can't I do it my way?" --Twyla Tharp, The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It For Life (pg. 133)
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