All stores, except grocery, pharmacy, gas stations and drugstores, are closed indefinitely now as the Czech Republic is in the middle of the second wave of COVID-19.
Cases are climbing. We had 15,000+ cases two days ago, and yesterday was almost 13,000. That's in a country of just 10 million.
While I don't mind working from home (it's my usual), I decided I needed to take a step forward towards doing something else at home for the sake of joy. A package arrived today to help me with that step!
Last month I did my first oil painting and was hooked. I've had a feeling inside me for quite a while that I could paint, so it was thrilling to try it and see how it went.
That's the sketch of a new one that I did a few weeks ago, from a photo I took not far from our house,
I'm kind of nervous to dip my brush into the first color of oil paint and take a stab at seeing where this painting goes! But everybody has to start somewhere. So if I make enough progress on it, I'll keep you posted.