Daily Painting: From inner turmoil to stillness

Daily painting

Dear reader,


This morning I felt very agitated because I had an unpleasant meeting with somebody on my morning run – and I felt very agitated and angry and afraid (will I meet him again tomorrow?). I couldn’t drop the fear and turmoil.

I started painting, eventhough inside I felt still tumultuous.

It’s not that I got rid of the feeling (it’s still there). But when I was painting – the feeling wasn’t there. There was just painting – colors, paints, shapes, images, texture. Me and my brushes and the painting that evolved.


This is the result:





  1. Dotty Seiter

    Simone, I appreciate and value the written conversation that accompanies your posts recently.

    I find the composition, dimensional texture, and depth of the detail you chose to post at the top today compelling.

    • Simone Nijboer

      Yes! I like the white paint, that’s applied with the paintroller.


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