I've discovered that getting up at 4:30am is actually quite lovely. Jesse's started a new job at work, working 6:30am morning shifts. Since he has to walk (buses don't run that early!) he gets up at around 4:30 to be ready in time. I hate waking up alone, so I decided to get up with him. It's actually really wonderful to wake up slowly, do some … [Read more...] about Progress: Looking forward & looking back.
The more I learn about painting, the more I realize that I am woefully inadequate to do it. I think almost everyone is. There's just so much to know, so much craft behind creating a half decent painting, let alone a masterpiece. The more I read and the more I study, the wider the abyss. I know a tiny, teensy, weensy little bit about it. If painting … [Read more...] about Some musings on art
I'm really out of practice when it comes to drawing from life. True, I did a whole lot of it this year for my nude show, but I used to have a practice of doing a life drawing daily. Somewhere along the line, I stopped. Now, I'm kicking myself. I'm getting frustrated with my abilities, my skill to translate what I see into an accurate … [Read more...] about Lines.