Art Making, Uncertainty and Tolerance

“Uncertainty is the essential, inevitable and all-pervasive companion to your desire to make art. And tolerance for uncertainty is the prerequisite to succeeding.” Art and Fear by David Bales and Ted Orland As this week unfolds I consider how “uncertainty”  and “tolerance” are incorporated into my painting. Questions for consideration: How do I relate to […]

Part of the Process…

With the cold winter still in effect my basement studio has been a nice place to explore experiences other than plein air landscapes. Painting”alla prima” still life paintings is one fun way to challenge myself during this time.  I often work this way on small  5″ x 7″ canvases primarily to keep myself “in the […]