Artist, bike owner, runner and TRX-badass, Austine Picket Comarow (who will flip 76 this 12 months!) is a ball of power who is aware of easy methods to reside lifestyles to the fullest. We have been fortunate sufficient to meet up with her and get her tackle easy methods to keep wholesome and make all your lifestyles extra enjoyable. (One key takeaway: By no means forestall studying new issues.)
Austine started her health adventure within the 1990s after collaborating in a find out about on workout and getting old with College of Las Vegas professor Dr. Lawrence Golding. From there, she picked up working, and to stick motivated, she made up our minds to make an artwork challenge out of her day by day runs. Austine would snatch a clean stone, write the date — plus how some distance she had run — on them, after which stay them in a pickle jar. (Did we point out how cool and inventive she is?)
In fact, as an artist, Austine has a mess of creations and initiatives underneath her belt. She’s best possible identified for her paintings the usage of polarizing filters and transparent cellulose to wreck white gentle into its natural element of colours, which is a medium she invented and calls Polage. She’s additionally an completed painter, and has not too long ago embraced a day by day sketching problem, the place she performs with other mediums, together with virtual, and attracts one thing round a theme every day. A type of drawings was once of Marvel Girl, and we simply needed to percentage it — and her take at the iconic superhero.
“I attempted to render Marvel Girl as one in every of my small headed figures with enormous frame. I’ve advanced that determine taste over time as a result of I believe all of us put manner an excessive amount of emphasis on our mind, neglecting our intestine emotions, and shear physicality of our being.” —Austine
When she and her husband don’t seem to be making plans biking journeys in Italy, Austine likes to think about new demanding situations to check her energy and staying power. In point of fact, y’all, this lady has discovered the fountain of stripling!
Listed below are a couple of of our favourite quotes from Austine …
Podcast Episode 90 Highlights With Austine Picket Comarow
- Her adolescence in post-International Struggle II Europe and the way studying cross-stitch in Germany piqued her hobby within the arts
- The 3 primary portions of her wholesome way of life
- Her ingenious procedure and the way it has modified over the years
- Why running with a teacher modified her dating with health for the easier
- The holidays which might be on her non-public bucket checklist
- How she helps to keep her outlook on lifestyles younger and colourful
- Why she created a mode of artwork that was once keen on fast intestine response slightly than mind
- How her perspectives on humanity affect her artwork
- Her Marvel Girl drawing and caption
- Plus, we FBGs communicate in regards to the recommendation we might give our more youthful selves
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