This is a sample hand drawing that belongs to a musician playing a Japanese instrument called the koto. I have more, but this is currently a work-in-progress, so I will be posting later.
Using wet-in-wet and negative painting watercolor techniques, I portray landscapes, inspired by 1930s California Watercolor Impressionists. Here are some that I have submitted to a competition. We’ll see.
I sense that we are undergoing a similar change in our current turn into the 21st century. Our change is less about physical locations and more about hand-crafted v. mass production/digital.
Working on your painting so that it happens the way you want it to IS important to an artist. That is the whole reason behind BEING an artist – your personal vision. HOWEVER, with a little balance, sometimes art throws you curveballs. How do you work with those?
Think “regular sunset in SoCal” instead of “volcano apocalypse”.
I think I’m beginning to see a pattern…