Week in Review 2023 – 03/31

Back On Track Finally, I am feeling back on track. I am committed to making art that can be entered in exhibitions, be included in my annual open studio and be available for this year’s solo exhibition. However, I am also committed to stretching myself artistically and this requires taking on challenges and experimenting. These… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 03/31

Week in Review 2023 – 03/24

Critique versus Criticism There is a difference between critique versus criticism. Artists choose to belong to critique groups. I have yet to hear of a criticism group. Why critique? Simple, because the purpose of critique is to analyze a work versus making either pejorative or complimentary remarks. Sure it is rewarding to hear positive comments… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 03/24

Week in Review 2023 – 03/10

Are You Flexible? That’s a good question. Am I flexible? I think I am, but I have been told I am not. Perhaps the true answer falls somewhere in the middle. I do adhere to routines. I find them invaluable to help propel me forward into my day and also to reduce time spent dithering… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 03/10

Week in Review 2023 – 03/03

Stop the World… Stop the world, I want to get off. Well not really, but sometimes my world seems to gather speed, spinning wildly and I can barely hang on. This happens whenever my life is off balance because it seems all aspects, family, health, commitments, art and more demand my immediate attention. True, I… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 03/03

Week in Review 2023 – 02/24

Deadline What did you feel when you read the headline “Deadline”? Did it fill you with dread or perhaps get your adrenaline pumping? When I hear hear the word deadline, I chuckle. I expect this is a rare reaction, although there is a good reason for my response. It is something my mother, an editor… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 02/24

Week in Review 2023 – 02/17

Close, Closer, Closest My brain stores various tidbits of advice heard over the years. One such gem is art is viewed close, then closer and finally as close as possible. Although it wasn’t stated that way. Instead, and this is why it stays with me, the remark was more along the lines of “Art should… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 02/17