For the past few years I’ve listened to hundreds of podcasts searching for clues, paths, assurance but most of all, company. We know that art students have the environment where they connect with teachers and other students and they spend four years doing art full-time. The self-educated artists have to go it alone, and unless… Continue reading The Art Advice I Keep Hearing
I’d never dared to paint black skin before. I didn’t want to fall into the trappings of my eye telling me that black skin is a certain color. So I have been avoiding it. Same thing with brown skin, although me, being Latina, I forgive the faux pas some of us make. Here is a… Continue reading Painting Watercolor in Procreate
I sit here in my studio/office, surrounded by a mess. I have so much stuff. It’s genetic you see, my father is a “collector,” and his studio is full of ancient trinkets and unusable objects. In my case, it’s more of a compulsive accumulation of art supplies. I know I’m not the only one and… Continue reading Building Colour Palettes: More Instinct than Science.
I’ve never heard of a tropical storm in Montreal, but we are getting one today.With a tropical storm on the horizon, the pandemic, and the insane amount of construction and roadwork in this city, it’s starting to feel suffocating.I don’t want to complain and make a list of all the things going wrong because nobody… Continue reading Terrible, Heavy Creative Block.
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