“Because painting a work of art–is not really just working with your brain and hands, but…it is sensuality, it is breathing or even sometimes not breathing. It is work of the soul.”
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“But what makes us get up in the morning? It’s a brand new day, that’s what! And our adventure is ahead!”
“I’m in my own world when I’m creating. I lose all…physical pain when I’ve left the here-and-now to reside for a while in a place without boundaries.”
“Try your painting out for value by taking a digital image, and then, in a paint program of your choice, adjust the colors to grey tones. Black and white, etc. will tell you how your values are holding up, and also teach you how values differ between each color.”
“It’s within the drawing that all the drama occurs, but the strokes–the lines–they are the song around the drama!”
“Meaning is only meaningful to the person creating or receiving. A painter should never look for meaning as it will elude him/her. A bit like happiness. Happiness will find you, but not if you go looking for it. Looking for meaning before actually creating could easily take away the joy…”
“I was rejected…After a day feeling sorry for myself, there followed a very productive couple of weeks…it will be easier now.”
It’s hard to start off with a winner and then have a run of…failures afterward. You can get spoiled into laziness and (a) bad attitude.
“If you quit after ten or forty days, you will NEVER get to the good days.”
“I have begun to recognize that an artist stakes his(her) life on the work. The work at hand is transformation and the will, courage, skill, and daring it takes to do that. In very real terms, the actions an artist takes (in) paint are as irreversible as actions taken on...