I’ve joined over 100 artists from across the world to do a collective “lockdown exhibit” from our homes. Check it out!
It’s week two and so far my 100-Day-Project is going strong. These drawings only take about 15 minutes and they are a wonderful break in my day.It’s interesting how my mood and energy level affect the end results.
My collages are created through a process of combining different media and ripped-up pages of marks. It then becomes a process of layering, adding, sometime subtracting, and re-configuring. I am trying to relate the paintings to this process, but instead of combining collage pieces, I am building up layers of marks, subtracting areas by covering them up and then adding more and more layers until I feel the image is resolved.
Lately, I’m in a bit of a rut, artistically speaking. I do not have as much time to work every day. And I am bored with the results when I do sit down to work. I find myself wishing there were more colors in the spectrum, more textures and marks in nature to discover, because… Continue reading Dealing with Fallow Periods as an Artist (and Some New Drawings, Too)
Here we are in April and it already feels like June here in Germany. Only weeks ago we had a frigid cold snap and now we are looking at 80-90°F weather this week. Like most people, I am very tuned into the seasons, especially seeing them unfold outside of my studio window. For the past… Continue reading Studio Update: Spring Explorations