I have been reading a lot of books and articles on the business side of art and how to establish an art practice these last few weeks. I have learned a bit about both and most often they make comments about having a consistent time to work on your art in order to produce a cohesive body … More Art Practice and Life
Last year I promised myself I was going to paint more often and try to be more clear in my direction, but life gets in the way of our plans unless you live in solitude away from the everyday world. I did as much as I could with my eyes looking forward to the … More The Promises We Make
This is a photo I took just yesterday of my studio. It is only about 30 feet from my back door and sometimes it might as well be 10 miles away. For the past week or so it has nearly been invisible and I need to bring it back into focus. … More Where I want to be…….
Do you ever wonder if anyone in the world gets you or your art? I do and very often… Then I try and remember those people who come into my booth at an art fair or to an exhibit. When they stand in front of one of my paintings for awhile before moving on to … More Solitary Dreams
“What I thought I knew and life interrupted” Why is it many of us set expectations of ourselves so high as to how much we can accomplish,or the amount of work we can get done in a certain period of time? We only disappoint ourselves when it is more than anyone could do. And then we just … More What I thought I knew and life interrupted