Little bits at a time, but it is progressing.
I was adding in more of the pattern over the painting I’d already done and I noticed that when the pattern is the only thing that’s wet, it catches the light in an interesting way. I guess you can’t see … Continue reading
Well, the week of Christmas is here and as a result I am thinking more of the upcoming celebrations than I am about painting I did make some progress this week, but it was mostly just covering more of the … Continue reading
As I’ve been thinking more and more about my painting life, I’ve been thinking about the things I enjoy painting the most. At the top of that list in a general sense is life or living subjects. Birds make it … Continue reading
I’ve started filling in different areas of the piece paying only a general attention to the integrity of the actual photo. As I started putting in the pattern in a couple places, I wondered about doing a piece where the … Continue reading
A few years ago, I did a couple unconventional portraits. Instead of trying to describe someone’s face or physical features, I aimed at capturing an aspect of who they were to me. I started with those I knew best and … Continue reading
With this first piece, which I started last week, I’m working from a photograph of rumpled, patterned fabric. Using the depiction of something physical as my base is a comfortable place for me to begin. But instead of following the … Continue reading
I’ve been working as an artist for a number of years now, and I’ve begun to notice that my work is becoming less meaningful to me. I’m all over the board stylistically and have difficulty at times articulating who I … Continue reading