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Sketching :: Drawing from Observation
I draw, I sketch, I paint.
I also teach graphic & web design, drawing & typography.
Là où va la main, l’œil suit;
là où va l’œil, va l’esprit;
là où va l’esprit se trouve le cœur;
là où se trouve le cœur
est la réalité de l’être,
le siège de l’âme.
Monthly Archives: July 2015
A nursery rhyme offers us a clue: “One for sorrow / Two for joy / Three for a girl / Four for a boy / Five for silver / Six for gold / Seven for a secret / Never to … Continue reading
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Man oh man! My paintings are changing so much that I am having trouble recognizing myself in them…. humph! Is this good? Well at least I … Continue reading
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ― Bernard M. Baruch Don’t know if it is the extreme temperatures that we are experiencing that are influencing … Continue reading
When I was a kid, a book I read advised young artists to be themselves. That decided it for me. I was a corny kind of guy, so I went in for corn. (Walt Disney) Last night the weather was … Continue reading
Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation, for your character is what you are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. — Dale Carnegie You have not heard from me in awhile as I caught … Continue reading
I’m a painter first. I sing my sorrow and I paint my joy. — Joni Mitchell This morning I woke up and it was cloudy and they were announcing 40% of rain… so what the heck, this means that there … Continue reading
Artists are among the most generous of people. Perhaps inherent in the appreciation of creativity comes a deep, underlying love of humanity and our Earth. — Kelly Borsheim I am happily exhausted at the moment as today was a jaw-dropping day that … Continue reading
I have a life I can’t escape, A life that’s mine to mold and shape, Some things I lack of strength and skill, I blunder much and fumble; still I can in my own way design What is to be … Continue reading