This is a study of a task that is common to these man: wrangling massive ropes in the service of moving huge slabs of marble.
Use “color charts” to stay in the moment & enjoy your materials.
Your thoughts are focused, but the activity is not all-consuming mentally. It is not a heavy cognitively challenge. For me, it’s relaxing…There are no rules. You can do a color chart however you want.
5 Questions to Think Like a Photographer
What are you trying to communicate? Where should the viewer to focus? What makes the image pop?
Traveling with My Schmincke Watercolor Paint and Feeling Happy
John Singer Sargent sawed his brush off, too. I presume it was for the reason I cited: sometimes you need to saw off a brush to fit in your pocket.
5 Ways Critical Observation Will Change Your Life
It was critical observation that allowed Sir Isaac Newton to define gravity after watching an apple fall to the earth from a tree.
Making Jam is… well… it’s the Jam!
The whole process of canning plums for preserves is rich with intriguing colors, fragrances, sounds, and tastes. Sounds like art to me—so perfect for a special place on my art blog.
Are we there Yet? Splendid Travel Kit for drawing adventures. Old school.
I was told that there is no doodling after second grade. That made me sad. To doodle is to dream. It’s the dreamers who are the creators.
Where do ideas come from? What’s the source of creativity?
I dream of watercolor paint swirling together while, as the observer, I watch and contemplate what color is being created.
A Cut of Silhouette History
It was almost a “hair-stand-on-end” moment …the boisterous crowd, talking and jostling, and then the passion of the French peasants, laborers, and countrymen captivated by the animated storytelling of the narrator.