Aww! My Koda, the Shih Tzu I rescued from the shelter, is learning that I won’t hurt him (slowly) —- he is sooo cute. And this is truly “Obsessive Creativity Disorder” – but well worth the time in my opinion! Thanks for sharing, Sharon!

kodao copy

Abstract Art by Sharon Cummings

ShitzFBColorful Shih Tzu Dog Art

Mixed Media

2015

Everyone who knows me is well aware of how quickly I process. I think fast. I drive fast. And I paint even faster. When I work with acrylics, my work goes in a furious fashion. It’s all over in a matter of minutes usually. There are the huge beasts that require many hours, but the majority of my work is a race to the finish line. It’s just how I roll.

People have the mistaken idea that digital work is easy. It’s true that running something through a filter does not take much effort. But this little cutie took me over 5 hours to create. It is collage work and bit by tiny bit I form the image using one of my original paintings. Cutting and pasting….cutting and pasting….trimming….adding….tweaking…..It’s maddening in a way. Kind of like O.C.D. (which I have been clinically diagnosed with)…

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