Tag Archives: Serendipity

First Takes, First Drafts and Alla Prima Painting

I’ve come to a realisation.  Most of the art I make is presented as it came out.  I rarely go back and correct or edit.  Everything is more or less as it happened.  I need to understand why that has … Continue reading

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The Most Tedious Tasks In Art?

I’ve just read this blog post with some amusement:  http://painting.about.com/od/inspiration/tp/tedious-art-tasks.htm?nl=1 It’s a list of the five most tedious tasks in art.  I don’t agree.  Let’s take them one by one: Cleaning paint brushes.  Actually I love to clean my brushes, … Continue reading

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Used to Be Different, Now You’re the Same

Every so often we get into a rut – an artistic rut.  Some call it writer’s block.  I feel that feeling whenever I have taken some artistic direction or other as far as I can go (or as far as … Continue reading

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