This year I displayed the following essay in the studio and it turned out to capture people’s attention:
I’ve been doing Open Studios since 2007, spring and fall. I set it up like a gallery. I’m aware that some people are expecting to see an “artistic” mess. Continue reading “Where’s the Mess? | open studios”
“Illegible”. That’s how the post office labeled a whole pile of my recent mailing of postcards. Pretty shameful for someone who makes their living drawing. Or… as a friend suggested, “they don’t teach cursive anymore.” Well, it was the nudge that took me into bringing our public front a little more up to date. Continue reading “Poor Penmanship?”
Watercolors are not tamed.
I can push the oil paint around, sand it out, paint it over, take time.
Watercolors are more like horse-whispering.
An immediate collaboration of medium, painter and subject.
Be ready and focused. Say it in a stroke, a wash. Continue reading “The Watercolors”