There’s something to be said for not jumping in too fast to ‘fix’ a plein air piece. You can easily destroy what’s quirky and wonderful about it because to your tired eyes it looks just wrong.
It’s all fun and games, until someone doesn’t finish her painting.
In a post-truth world, art doesn’t lie.
Two innocent babies belittled on a racist website. It’s the ugly underbelly of the internet.
Our gifts are transitory. Once given, they can be lost again in an instant. They don’t totally define us, but they are a part of who we are.
It’s fun to puddle around in our imagination, but it can mean losing one’s sense of place. We can be either in our heads or in the world, but seldom in both places simultaneously.
When does a plein air piece turn into a studio piece? For purposes of jurying, this painter would like to know.
The color of light is one of the most important concepts in painting. It’s most easily understood on a snowy winter day.
How did Mainers put up seafood before the invention of little plastic freezer bags?
Donovan’s mumbling about his “antediluvian baby” seemed perfectly appropriate to the Old Girl on my canvas. I laughed, and my groove was finally back.