Having referred to myself as a pen-freak these many years, and having read your post, and having done a pen-and-ink (with watercolor) this very day… a new thought came to me as I was working with no less than THREE different ball point pens. It’s this. Being artists, we work with a certain type of energy. Those of us who feel impelled to draw or…[Read more]
March Challenge: Paint What I Like, is the dawn. This is the view out my window in Brooklyn. Looking eastwards up towards Prospect Park I saw this beautiful orange glow through the trees and snapped a picture I knew I’d want to paint later… Dawn 8th Street
I love reading your posts Charlie, and I so identify with “…but I miss the world where words themselves created images in our minds.” It’s one of the reasons I turned from art to writing, this idea of creating a picture in the reader’s mind. Thank you for all your delightful, inspired sharing! 🙂
“…watercolor painting and getting lost in the colors and music.” Yes-yes-yes! I do it all the time 🙂
“…my approach is sloppy, crazy and all over the place.” Haha–this is good to know! My current style is rather tight and controlled, but I know exactly what you mean.
It’s also good to know why you like painting reflective surfaces,…[Read more]
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