Summer is exhaling it’s last breathe this week. I am trying to finish up an ocean themed collage, another in the Mother Nature theme. I haven’t even been to the beach this year, every time I thought of going, I thought it was too indulgent to take a day off from the studio, so I didn’t go. Now the cooler weather is coming, and the window of opportunity is closing.
I actually started two “Mother of the Ocean” collages. In all my readings of other artist’s blogs, I notice that most artists work on multiple pieces at the same time. God knows I have done that with other disciplines, I always have several knitting projects going for example, but with my paintings I seem to like to only work on one piece at a time. I read a quote from another artist recently that said she, like myself, can only have “a conversation with one painting at a time”. The downside to this of course is that when I need to let my painting dry, I have nothing else to work on, which is a waste of good studio time. So I decided to try working on more than one collage at a time as an experiment. Read Full Article →Share This: