I forgot my paints.
I have to be honest. I packed up my palette and easel,
brushes and prepared canvas.
Got to the gallery and......
How stunning brilliant.
I pouted for awhile,
buried myself in a brain twinkie of a novel on my kindle.
Then remembered I had also packed my handy stabilo pencil.
That's a pencil that makes a deep greasy black that you can
smear with your finger or wash with a brush.
Paint in a pencil.
It dries permanent.
How stunningly brilliant.
Kathleen Barnes, Paintdiva
Art is my passport to a limitless journey. When I am not exploring my materials on a technical level, there is visual exploration before me. When that seems a bit thin, there is a deep calling from the realm of my imagination. Sometimes all three come together in a perfect storm. That storm, that combination of the real, the imagined and the very paint and canvas is what calls me daily, and I answer as much as I can.....