How to BE a Tree?

10/28/15 Notes to Myself: Continuing on this week with my “painting a day”. Knowing, this is a season of change and the color will last only as long as it’s supposed to; I’ve been inspired to get out and capture what I can. I think the peak has arrived. Lots of emotions and feelings come […]

Changing Light

9/4/15 Notes to Myself: I’ve been noticing the change in the light over the past month. It seems to me to be more “cool” in nature. This always signifies for me the onset of Fall and a shift away from Summer. In tandem with that comes the reminder of back to school and the energy […]

Imaginary Works

3/27/15 Notes to Myself: Imaginary works…. There’s been a period of years where I have felt like I lost my imagination. This is connected to my creativity and although I could still find myself creating I had this sense of something missing that I used to have. Questioning this side of myself is opening doors […]

The Wonder of Color #3

“Ecclectic Woods” 2014 cjm   Oh fervent green upon the land envelope and comfort my weary feet Set your dew upon my toes and travel with me through the woods of broken trees With saplings in the distance I feel a tingle in the ground emerging carrying me forward Color Fact: Did you know? Albert […]

Reflections

Change is colorful! As fall approaches I am acutely aware of the gradual change that occurs. One of my favorite parts of this transitional time of year are the colors.  It’s amazing to me how each day there is a little bit more.  I wait in anticipation for the experience but also with an unsettling […]

Transitions

Having wrapped up a series of posts on composition I must admit to feeling a little unsure of where to go with my “ArtFull Thoughts”. What comes up is the word transition.  Perhaps fitting as the season begins to shift from summer to fall.  Leaves are changing color and beginning to float to the ground. […]

The Composition #12

“The elements of composition embrace the whole creative process.” The Art of the Artist – Composition – by Fletcher Martin   The COMPOSITION #12 This post wraps up the series on “Composition”.  I hope the last 11 weeks have been helpful and prompted further discovery or question. I’ve touched on many of the foundations that […]