A thought here after reading comments. It is possible actually to be both introvert (I get stuff done and keep myself laughing often ) AND extrovert (you should see and unfortunately hear me around my friends and acquaintances) — as I say, one on one. Usually.
Charlie your writing is so real that it is as if you are right here in the room with me. I don’t do parties either and when I have to shop I want to run every time I see more than three other shoppers. I am a people person but one at a time and I do not need crowds. Don’t change anything, you are already perfect.
I’ve been stuck for a long long time. I am not being productive. I viewed your simple (meaning one subject, read on) but beautiful paintings. It dawned on me that I am trying to do entire pictures instead of zeroing in on one topic like we do in writing. Like photography too, don’t snap the lake, the birds, the tree, and the…[Read more]
What a beautiful beautiful story. I am putting the link on http://www.sketchbookrevival.com . I absolutely love this line, “you will see the truest version of yourself in that moment of time, with all the skills, ideas, wobbly lines, and perfect imperfections. Every artwork is a beautiful milestone on your creative path” (Irina Trzaskos). We need this…[Read more]
Who cares what they think, just paint. Compare your work to your past work, not anyone else’s. I love to paint atmospheric, loose but so far have not received reply as to how that differs from abstract. I wonder if those are one and the same?
(I put this at the end of your own article as well, under the video. No sense of direction here, sorry):
Angela the crack in the veneer reveals a new path. Overcoming that crack of fear and resistance is my greatest challenge in art and in writing. Your post backs a dream I had earlier this morning that shows that we have to pass Fear And…[Read more]
Angela the crack in the veneer reveals a new path. Overcoming that crack of fear and resistance is my greatest challenge in art and in writing. Your post backs a dream I had earlier this morning that shows that we have to pass Fear And Resistance in order to go FAR (to move at all, actually, but acronyms work better than long winded…[Read more]
This wannabe artist is humbled as well as moved deeply by your story. Your art looks like excellent photography — and you worked that with your hands! There are times when my writer side has no words. Thank you Matthew for sharing your gold.
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