Posts - Inspiration
I find the process of creating a piece of art similar to that of rearing children.
There is a certain beauty I have experienced in having the opportunity to exhibit my art in my own community.
The show is on, the work is up. Who knew we could pull it together in the end?
While in Germany at The Art Factory, I have finally had the mental and physical space needed to embark on a new art series.
I was asked recently to share with an art group on “how I paint from my imagination”.
A little boy in a big museum, that is how we started this stage of our art appreciation efforts here in Europe.
When in doubt of what to create next, I paint backgrounds… lots of them.
I had dreamed of going to the Kathe Kollwitz Museum for over 15 years. I so desired to see a whole collection of her original artwork in one place.
No matter what country I find myself in, if I walk into an art studio, it immediately feels like home.
Good art wrecks me, stirring my inner core, and leaving me uncomfortably raw.
I have been ruminating on ideas for a potential artwork series for nearly two years. I don’t think I have ever had such a long incubation time for a concept
My studio has been under-utilized these last few months. While, much of life has been the reason, there is also the excuse of it being ‘under construction’.
When I see artists striving to make a social impact through the work of their hands, I’m inspired not to mentioned challenged.
When, I’m struggling to get in the creative groove, I need something for my senses to feast on, whether it be images, writing, or music.
Often finding inspiration for a creating a piece of art doesn’t come as easily as I hope.
Through intentionally creating visual representations of prayers, my faith and act of interceding for others becomes more tangible.