I have always admired artists who excel at the poetry of line, who can breathe life into an image with just a few eloquent, economical strokes. Lauren Halsey is such an artist. Continue reading Review: Lauren Halsey Mythologizes a South Central L.A. Community
Three years ago, I completed a 100 Day Project which lead to great leaps in my work. I’ve decided it’s a good time for another one. Continue reading 100 Day Project 2020!!
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 it seems my mind has worn out all of them. … Continue reading Dealing with Fallow Periods as an Artist (and Some New Drawings, Too)
I’ve managed to keep my 100-day project afloat. My goal was to create abstract works using the torn remains of other pieces as a way to explore themes of building, destroying, and rebuilding. At first, my experiments were a little cautious and had a lot of negative space in them. However, I bought more ink and started to experiment with dripping, staining, smearing, and then letting the pages … Continue reading My 100-Day Project: How it’s Going
It has been way too long since my last post! A lot is happening with my work these days. I’ve reached a new level of comfort with my abstractions. I’m focused on creating a complex visual language of my own. I never thought embracing abstraction could feel so natural, but here I am. My most recent works, like many before them, are rooted in nature. But … Continue reading Plunging in