A journal of learning art. Sketching, drawing, painting, photography. What's in progress and what's complete. What worked and what failed. Allowing creative thoughts to turn into creative action. Documenting the journey to a creative place.
My visual vocabulary is not the same as
yours. Expect some surprises.
As literature is expressed with a written
vocabulary, art is expressed with a visual vocabulary. I draw and paint to tell
a story of what I find visually appealing. Daily I see things that trigger the
Sometimes I document a scene. On other
occasions, I am more interested in conveying the feeling or emotion that scene
evokes. Often the subject contains a composition, a pattern of light and dark,
shape and form, color and contrast that intrigue me. I explore those visual
components without regard to the accuracy of the initial subject. I sometimes
incorporate imagined subjects and scenes.
My view of colors often challenges
reality. I'm colorblind. I see the world differently, and I enjoy where that