Stepping Off

No quotes this week from the book “Art and Fear”. Today, I’m talking about my own fear of  “STEPPING OFF” the cliff of comfort.  Stepping out and off the cliff  was affirmed for me by my daughter the other day when I began showing her a painting I am working on.  She is also an […]

Talent – Does it Matter?

“Talent is a snare and a delusion. In the end, the practical questions about talent come down to these:  Who cares? Who would know? and What difference would it make?  And the practical answers are: Nobody, Nobody, and None.”Art and Fear by David Bales and Ted Orland Talent isn’t something I’ve thought about in a […]

The World You Create

“And surely one of the more astonishing rewards of artmaking comes when people make time to visit the world you have created.” Art and Fear by David Bales and Ted Orland   This weekend I had the opportunity to participate in a local “paint out” on the grounds of the Morven Museum in Princeton,NJ. I’ve […]