Monthly Archives: January 2015

Drawing loosely is good

I don’t do tight rendering very well. Never did. Never will. So what! I have found that the best approach is to do what you can do and do it the best you can. One of my favorite instructors at … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait, Do.

Waiting around for inspiration to strike sucks. And if you think you’ve got some sort of sudden, brain-splitting inspiration, it usually ends up with something overblown or superficially insipid. A scientist friend once described how he wanted to paint a … Continue reading

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Avoiding straight lines is a good idea

While Kandinsky used straight lines to good effect in some of his earlier abstractions and Mondrian did so in some of his later work and while early Renaissance artists loved them once two and three point perspective was invented, I … Continue reading

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