Painting, I’ve found is quite a different thing to attempt… and I never seem to approach it the same way twice.
When you really look at something, finally come to see it clearly and completely… you will see the flaws alongside the beauty.
And even though I have more experience now, the rules still apply. But its becoming more and more tempting to want to bend them, break them, or even move beyond them.
On my way home from the Bedlam Farm Open House last Saturday, I stopped in at the opening reception for the Landscapes for Landsake charity art show, where proceeds from the sale of artwork go to benefit farmland conservation in New York State. A mix of people had come from far and wide for the […]
Gone are the days of toting a portfolio of work around to galleries. I didn’t even have to make a CD. In this new Internet age, many things have become so much easier.
…painting seems to me no different than writing or any other art: after you learn some basic rules, everyone goes about it their own way eventually.
I started this painting today, recreating an old farmstead I photographed last September in Penn Yan, New York. I loved filling in the bright sky, but especially starting the green grass brimming with sunshine. And I love all the shadows, too. It will be fun to do this one, I think. And it simply felt […]