Drawing is about learning to see the world as it is-- so that we can discover something about it that can only see in the drawing. And learning to draw a circle on a flat surface and have the illusion of dimension- a sphere- takes practice We have to learn to see like artists. I find that a… Continue reading Life and art.
"No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty" (George Eliot) Note to self. Please read the above quote. Memorize it if you must. Because there is no certainty. You must keep going if you want to accomplish something, if you want to paint or write or make a difference in the world.… Continue reading Facing the uncertainty
I wrote this post last summer. Wow. It's been almost a year since I have come back here. I have been so busy working on my plays that I haven't come back to tell you about my progress or anything else. I think I better keep this promise that I made to myself last July. … Continue reading Starting Over. Getting back on track.
I am what they call a multi-passionate artist, apparently. I divide my time between theatre making and art making. Some people have suggested that I lack focus. But I am hyper-focused actually. I just like to switch my focus from time to time. I have been told that I will never get anywhere if I don't… Continue reading A defence of doing too many things, and what painting teaches me about writing
"The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater thing". Rainer Maria Rilke Dear writer and artist, I hope that the mountain you may be facing will not be too hard to climb. I hope that today you will write or draw or paint your way through whatever barrier seems to be… Continue reading