Monthly Archives: April 2016

Y2 Art Resolutions #5: Buried But Not Obscured

I could not help myself. When you begin to experiment with layering media, the evolutions can be surprising. Exhilarating. And the ideas relentless. After experimenting with a blue palette the other day, I wondered how transparent gold and warm reds … Continue reading

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Y2 Art Resolutions #4: Reinventing Cortona

After a few hours with the new version of Tayasui’s Sketches program, I am getting comfortable with the changes and lost in experimenting. Continuing in yesterday’s vein of makeovers, I resurrected a semi satisfying watercolor study from my 2013 trip … Continue reading

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Y2 Art Resolution #3:Mulligans

When you read about innovation or even look at what’s new in the marketplace, it’s often repackaged ideas. Variations on a theme. Purists may be looking for the Pulitzer but the world leaves and breathes the new life we give … Continue reading

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Y2 Art Resolutions: The Joy of Finishing

Y2 Art Resolutions is the second year of an evolving resolution to elevate every day by looking at art and creativity as life’s philosophy. When synchronicity and creativity intersect… … rejoice. For most people, it doesn’t happen that often.Through practice … Continue reading

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Y2 Art Resolutions: Bootstrap Design

In grad school, I made a documentary about how different kinds of artists defined “creativity.” My Mom, a quilt maker, said creativity was making something from nothing. This aligns with her strong affinity for frugality and often annoyed me growing … Continue reading

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