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Painting

My own (garage) studio

I haven’t felt overly motivated to paint lately, and I think part of that’s because, every time I do, I have to pull all my materials out and then put them away again afterwards.

So, I finally decided to set up a space in the garage to paint. It’s not overly pretty—or warm—but it’ll do. The main thing is, all my materials are organised and ready to go.

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Quotes

Our current art is ravaged

The lack of standards in our modern life, or rather our current standards derived almost solely from economics, is ravaging the environment, ecologies, agriculture and urban design. So too our current art is ravaged, showing us disease instead of health, superficiality instead of transcendence and ugliness instead of beauty.

Ian Roberts, Creative Authenticity

This isn’t the full picture, of course, but it does resonate with me for a lot of contemporary art I see.

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Quotes

The work you need to be doing

If, indeed, for any given time only a certain sort of work resonates with life, then that is the work you need to be doing in that moment. If you try to do some other work, you will miss your moment.

From Art & Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orland
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Art and faith

Cameron J. Anderson on the faithful Christian artist

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Sketching

Koala

A much-loved soft toy in our family. I made a bit of a mess of the background, but I captured the friendly look on Koala’s face, so I’m happy.