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I WORK IN SEVERAL MEDIUMS, WATERCOLOUR, ACRYLIC., ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY, PASTEL, COLOURED PENCILS, LATEX, AND PROBABLY A FEW I’VE FORGOTTEN TO MENTION. I HOPE YOU ENJOY THE JOURNEY THROUGH MY THOUGHTS AND PROCESSES. I’VE BEEN A PAINTER MAKING A LIVING FOR HERSELF ALL MY LIFE. MY LIFE IS MY ART.
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- petrichor- petrichor PRONUNCIATION: (PET-ri-kuhr) MEANING: noun: The pleasant smell that accompanies the first rain after a dry spell. Continue Reading
- Organizing for creativity- My creative process begins long before it 'appears' in 'real' life. They say it takes 10,000 hours to become masterful at a skill. Some multitude of those hours are encoded in the thought processes that go on in the beginning, middle and end of creation. My studio is part of my home, I've worked like that all my creative life. When I did murals, museum work and stage sets, I would immerse myself in that place, creating the environment by being in and of it. I would live waking and dreaming of this monumental art I was creating, until it was finished. At times, the ordinary moments of life- doing the dishes, folding laundry, sweeping a floor- the kinds of activities that hardly need a lot of attention (having done them all my 60+ years), are exactly the formula for creative thought. I can go places in my mind and create pieces there. I can solve issues, imagine new colours or old colours, and explore new ideas. This exploration and extrapolation are where the creative process begins, only then does the actual, physical painting process begin. Like Life, paintings rarely turn out as planned. No matter, I don't think they are supposed to. They… Continue Reading