Over the years I have learnt to recognize this pattern and also come to expect the regular cycle of energy and creativity with excitement and trepidation. Some might be naturally gifted with permanent light bulb moments, but mine are like the tides that ebb and flow […]
Monthly Archive: September 2014
“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...
“I have to continue to live. And to live means to be active, how I was all my life. For me, to live also means to paint every day…”
“The struggle, if there is one, if you choose one, is about getting it right, because if you get it right the first time, then you’re the winner, tadah!”
“I think it’s fun to look at a finished work and see things I never planned, but seem to appear within the framework of the abstract.”
My recent painting got me thinking about what it is I’m trying to do with my art. These thoughts lead me to the conclusion that what I am really trying to do, with images on canvas, is represent feelings–feelings about the subject, about the look of the subject, and most of all, about what this image evokes inside of me […]