I thought I’d share a painting I’ve been working on for the last couple weeks. It’s by no means done, but sometimes I like to show my work mid-creation.
If you would have told me 4 years ago that I would be working in watercolor, I’d have laughed at you. Too finicky. Too much work. Too time-consuming. Yet here I am.
These days I don’t have time to sit for 8 hours like I once did in art school studio classes. Which I recently discovered wasn’t a bad thing. In fact, it forces me to slow down. I’ve imposed a rule of only working an hour at a time now on a single piece of art, because I realized that the danger of working large amounts of time is that rushing need to be finished. Rushing keeps me from learning a medium. Rushing keeps me from really figuring out how to become better, because art to me is a constant movement towards improving and mastery. I’m not there yet. I doubt I ever will be. But in this case…
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