I have been working on the possibility of an art show. Naturally I want the show to be current and not a retrospective. This means suppressing the urge to paint over and instead master each piece. It also means I have to paint more often instead of thinking only. Normally I work on concepts for a long time before the frenzy of painting. Teaching had been a big help to me as my student’s energy and journeys inspire me.
The Organics Series came about because I like to paint with a concept in mind. The images come to me mostly as I try to rest at night. Guess I’m very creative when everything else is quiet, including my mind. The impression I have regarding the Organic nature of these works is their connection to the basics of life. They also grow on the painting. Each piece is individual at this point although a few of them make me want to start a sub-series. I am working on at least 4 at a time and they influence each other.
Here are newest pieces. #1 and #4 are finished and were started in June. I posted #2 and #3 in my first blog.
- How do you approach and conquer, seduce or befriend, the blank canvas or page? (toolsfortheimagination.com)