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The debris of life

What I like in artists is not perfection, but the debris of life.

William Robinson on Talking With Painters
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Art classes: week 4

Last Wednesday, we worked with ink and shellac, which is basically beetle poo and meths. 🙂 The idea was to continue to work with line and tone and build a bridge between drawing and painting (by introducing a brush).

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Gallery hazards

Sculpture is something you bump into when you back up to look at a painting.

Ad Reinhardt (or Barnett Newman)
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Struggling beginners

Veteran artists make art that seems so natural, so self-assured and mature that it’s hard for the rest of us to imagine that they too were once struggling beginners.

Ted Orland, The View From the Studio Door
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I haven’t drawn or painted anything in about three weeks now (I’ve been getting back into running and looking for a new job), but I’m starting art classes tomorrow night, so you should see something here from me soon!