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Art, Construction, Signs & Wonder

Art, Construction, Signs & Wonder

Relationship to Approximate Cost

As much as I enjoy creating in the area of abstract and surreal, making art is the furthest from an abstract interaction. Often times some of the greatest artists experience some of the thoughts and visual elements creating a true medium. Arts and education at it’s core a necessary and appropriate stance, a passage, that started with a belief.

“Equally important as an artist’s memory of qualities in the world, then, is his/her capacity to gain access to them and translate them and translate them into symbolic visual form. “

Art For Life: Authentic Instruction in Art, Tom Anderson ( NewYork: McGraw-Hill )

Access granted.

More than an Artist?

More than an Artist?

“SOPHIA” = Wisdom

You know I’m not a perfect writer, I’ve tried to express my true thoughts with my feelings always. A willingness to fight the good fight.

Sometimes I find myself thinking about what role creating and painting plays in my life. Where I would be without it and how long I could last. I found it the most genuine when we have to force ourselves to do the thing we love when it is the last thing, in particular, a person “feels” like doing. Today, tomorrow and yesterday I will continue to draw and dance across mediums in search of my love.

My biggest fan.

Here we are able to paint something that tells a story. While painting a magic elephant I was thinking of my dear friend Janet. Someone who was there for me as a child and through adulthood.

Although the elephant didn’t turn out anything as I had hoped it is beautiful none the less. These times I am thankful I took photos of the process but, I am Experiencing difficulty up-loading them I am unsure why sometimes paintings find themselves finished and sometimes they seem to just fade away.

Sharpee on paper

Whatever the reason it shows me its more about the journey much like life. The more we try to control things the muddier they get.

Pink in the pallet 🙂

“When an elephant is no longer an elephant but he’s still seen standing in the room.”

Me 🙂