This is my first completed drawing/painting of the year, completed on 1-1-11. I’m returning to working with ink, something I’ve spent many years doing since at least high school, but this time I’m trying out some experimental techniques. I’m also exploring depicting patterns like those seen in the skin of giraffes and sea turtles.
Class notes from art camp classes with George Liebert and Dan Gustin, Oxbow, MI, summer 1991.
Make a list of verbs and adjectives about your own work.
When struggling with a work, isolate parts of it and do lots of sketches to come up with a better composition.