Which brings me to art. (Some background on me re: art - I have always been drawn to art (no pun intended), though when I started college, I intended to work towards a social services degree. Instead, I felt that I needed to heal myself a bit, to understand my angst and confusion, so I turned to art, and received my B.A. in Studio Art (pottery and printmaking, mostly).)
Here is a painting of one of my favourite artists: William Adolphe Bouguereau. This painting actually resides in the Cleveland Museum of Art, which is wonderful because CMA is free, and I can go in a see this beauty whenever I need to. This painting is one of my fave paintings in the whole world.
("Mother and Children")
Now here is my other favourite artist: Egon Schiele. (In fact my son's middle name is Egon in honor of him. )
As you can see, they are much different artists. (and neither is an impressionist!)
I am starting to see, through my perfume journey, that I view, in general, perfumes like I view art. I like the beautifully rendered, romantic and atmospherically lovely and yet at the same time I love the startling, shocking, raw and visceral.
And now, to finish my rose tests - I'm hoping to have them mostly completed by the end of this weekend.
OH, one more thing! The reason I chose my blogger name - because of Frida Kahlo's bloody paintings, like this one