Hi folks guess you can tell I am in another creative phase. I have been making art enough for a few more weeks of tomartist updates. Not sure if you remember but a while back I was asking myself some questions about neurology and the painting process. I was curious to try and understand why […]
Some painters reveal the process of their work on the actual surface of the canvas. Someone like Pollock is a good example, Robert Motherwell is another. Picasso and Chagall and all the abstract expressionists also fall into the category of painters for whom the process is evidenced by the work. Then there are others like […]
Freud referred to a certain power of observation as ”hovering awareness”. It is a kind of self outside the main self which is somewhat more objective, more able to step back and take some distance and perspective on what the rest of the self is doing. In CBT, this behaviour is called self monitoring towards an […]
The trick is to get the right proportions of vehicle and pigment. If you can get that right you can make your pigment travel far enough but never too far. If you can do this, you can stretch paint. If you can stretch paint, you have an elastic with which to communicate your thoughts.