"I will never believe in anything again
Change will come, oh change will come"
It will total approximately 100 hours of sitting by and making the same decisions while the subject in question waits for 100 hours admitted into the hospital. A piece done amidst those 100 hours to help me pass each painful minute. Gifted to the one who stood by me, offered to drive me to the institution since my car wouldn't make the drive, has offered these hours of her own life to listen to my phone calls and sit with me in my room until 2 in the morning crying. I would have not gotten through this rough time without her and her unconditional friendship and support. The easiest part is over and begins more trial, decisions, and work.
Inspired by the theme of the hospital (trees). Oddly enough, walking into the office this morning with the family to discuss the path forward, there were many framed pictures of various trees with black bark and golden leaves. I thought it was interesting as I had not seen those pictures before I sat down to paint this three days ago.
The biggest reminder of my art and my passion was when he completed connect-the-dots Salvador Dali, one of my favorite artists that he could recall, and gave it to me during a visit.