A lot of artists ask me about how to find time to paint and I try to listen for any tips anyone mentions on what helps them paint often. One suggestion is to take classes. Classes give you a "container" of time to paint. Whatever happens in your life, (yesterday the dog hurt his paw and required me to apply compresses to his sore paw) you'll have time to paint in class and learn more about painting plus meet other people with a common interest. Here is my painting (it's a copy of a watercolor by Rex Brandt.