MyArtClub.Com Page

This site makes extensive use of javascript and you have javascript disabled!
Many elements of this site may not work without javascript enabled.

August 29 2016
Pure Creative Energy Fuel

Its interesting lately how my process has changed.  I am hauling paintings out of my “closet”,( the works I had given up on in frustration), and really looking at them closely.  I am gaining in my experience a more defined sense of what a good painting is.  This absolutely comes from all the hours I have put in but also from studying other artwork I admire. I have piles of magazines handed down to me and looking through them often gives me a sense of unworthiness as I am faced with the sheer magnitude of the talent within the glossy pages.  So many times after reading through a magazine filled with exquisite paintings I want to throw in the towel. (or the paint rag)

I have recently come up with a solution that works wonders for me. With scissors and glue in hand, I am only placing the images that exite me into my scrapbook.  The ones with pallets that sing the way I want my colours to sing, the compositions that have a mood I can relate to and the ones I draw energy from.  Many times one artists work will repeat themselves within my book, but other times they are random.  They all have one thing in common though.  Each time I look at them a spark ignites, hope flourished and I can hardly wait to dip my brush in paint and create.  Pure creative energy fuel.  Gotta love it!


Posted by Cindy Mawle at 10:39

|