I am not an urban sketcher. Although I love seeing what other artists do, I know it’s just not for … More
Let’s be blunt and get it out of the way. Despite my drawing practices, my cows aren’t looking any better, … More
I sometimes go through times when I don’t feel I’m learning, growing, or improving as an artist. At other times, … More
Although I don’t like the finished painting, I do see a lot about it that gives me hope for my future as an artist. As you know, I’m still trying to figure out who I am and who I want to be, and I think there’s a lot of me in this painting.
I started mentally listing all the mistakes I had made in this painting, and even though I considered grabbing my trusty rag and wiping it all away, I just wasn’t up to it. I’d been working on this painting for several days, and emotionally I didn’t want to see all that effort literally “wiped out”.
With each painting I do, I realize how far I’ve come in a very short time, and yet I also realize how very far I have to go.
In recent days, I’ve completed a number of “successful” art works. Of course, any real artists who visit this site … More