why I continue to paint. I mean, what’s driving me? i don’t sell it, I don’t showcase it, I don’t even store it all that properly. What is the why of it? 

It is not connecting me in the same way EncaustiCamp or teaching does. It is not offering me the necessary to survive financial stability that is so necessary. In fact, it is costing me a whole heck of a lot; which cuts into this ‘survive’ balance significantly!