Hello All!! Sometimes a weekly post turns into a bi-weekly post apparently. Apologies for the delay! The last couple of weeks however have been very BIG in developing what the next couple of years are going to look like for my career as an artist. I am not quite ready to announce exactly what these […]
I have started working with tea and ink recently. I listened to an interview with Li Chevalier who greatly inspired me to keep working after I had a bit of a scare with some powder pigments I had been using. Since this scare I have been working with tea and ink. It feels safe to […]
Color are light’s suffering and joy. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“LIKE a stone thrown into the water, thought produces ripples and waves which spread out over the great ocean of thought. There is this difference, however: the waves on the water move only on a level plane in all directions, whereas thought waves move in all directions from a common center, just as do the […]
To draw is to look, and then look again. The secret is patience, and time.
“Some scientists insist that thinking in feelings and mental images can be rationally manipulated. Einstein suggested ‘a certain connection’ between ‘the psychical entities which seem to serve as elements in thought’ and relevant logical concepts.’ Mathematician Stainislaw Ulam made the argument even more strongly. He experienced abstract mathematical notions in visual terms, so the idea […]
“‘I don’t understand said Jacques. ‘If this is Earth here, this is Saturn, and here are the rings of Jupiter and this is the body you’ve discovered, the one that regulates the movements of people, then what are these lines here? Are these the souls of the dead going up to Heaven?’ ‘Those are the […]
“What is seen, of any object – a tree, an animal, a stone, a man – is only a part of that tree, animal, stone or man. There is a force which, for a time, binds such objects together in the form you see them. [I am interested in investigating whether or not this ‘force’ […]
“The act of making art exposes a society to itself. Art brings things to light. It illuminates us. It sheds light on our lingering darkness. It casts a beam into the heart of our own darkness and says, “see?” -The Artists Way. Week 3.
“Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace and power in it”. -The Artists Way.