ideas, critiques, musings, discoveries


March 2011

One of my mentors chatting about process

Suzanne Northcott was one of my first teachers, certainly one who has had a lasting impression on me. She is a beautiful person and a wonderful artist and inspires me every time we "meet". She has been painting for more than 30 years and has been ...

Hoping to find my genius…

Just watched a great TED talk given by Elizabeth Gilbert from Eat, Pray, Love fame trying to wrap her head around the idea of the "creative genius". She explains her take on why so many famous artists struggle with their creativity, searching for ...

Creating abstracts

I love color and I love muted tones, I love starting a painting with no real idea of where it will lead me. I put marks on the paper or canvas and revel in the unknown journey I'm about to start, letting the line and the color and the paint or pen...

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More on rhythms

As luck would have it not only is Twyla Tharp expounding the need as an artist to get into a rhythm with your work, emphasizing routines and habits to keep you on track and creating, Steven Aimone in his great online course is getting us to break ...

Marie Khouri’s sculptures

Went to Marie Khouri's opening at Buschlen Mowatt the other night...beautiful show and captivating artist...Thanks for the introduction Brent!

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