Dinner is often dictated by which vegetables at the supermarket would look best in a painting. Phil McAloon Phil often makes me laugh. Click through to see his “brawny red pepper”.
When I’m doing paintings, when I get to the highlights, especially if it’s a warm object that needs a highlight, the whiter it goes, the intensity doesn’t seem to be quite as bright. So I will usually tickle it with a little bit of green and blue, or a touch of magenta and blue, inContinue reading “Tickle your whites, and avoid 100% black”
I have found that sometimes it can be helpful to remove oneself from the creative process, and do work in the service of others. Nick Cave, The Red Hand Files, Issue #137
A colour is only a colour based on what’s surrounding it. Mitch Baird on The Artful Painter
It seems obvious that we need to recapture the pleasure of creating things – not for profit, or for performative value – but for our own health and enjoyment. If ever there was a time that our nervous systems – individually and collectively – need soothing, it’s now. The Art Caravan See the rest ofContinue reading “Art for the nervous system”