February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017

Please reload

Recent Posts

This solid painting was difficult because of the multiple competing light sources. I like the mystery - the darkness - added symbolism - the fence in...

January 19, 2017

1/1
Please reload

Featured Posts

Somebody recently posted on Facebook the question “Should I paint when I’m not in the mood, or wait until I’m inspired”. I was too busy to elaborate my answer – I had put simply “yes – all the time”. I have practiced Martial Arts for many years – specifically Pakua and Tai-Chi, complicated and beautiful forms of Kung Fu – even longer than I have painted. Whether it’s for hours at a time or a bit less, I’ve practiced my forms and their applications over and over and over again. I wouldn’t dream of trying to defend myself or my family without that consistent practice until what I did was no longer a learned lesson, but rather an ingrained part of me. Watching a dancer onstage performing. An actor in a play performing live. A singer hitting a high note. A diver in the Olympics. A skater nailing a jump. A painter painting paintings. If we don’t hone our skills – If I don’t practice mine - they won’t be there for me when I need them – when I am inspired…to catch that sunlight hitting the barn just so or a sunset burned into my short term memory, a pochade finished by flashlight. Now back to my studio – it’s time to paint again.

January 27, 2017

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Follow Us

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Archive
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

Contact Me

 

 514-817-7319

  • Twitter Metallic
  • s-facebook