Monday, January 14, 2013
The Red Roan Foal
Weird because I thought I was heading in the direction of loosening up in my work. This brings up the whole issue of style and how to find it. I had been feeling a bit lost in terms of the direction of my work- feeling influenced by looking at other artist's work that I admire. Then I read something my buddy, Liz Wiltzen wrote in her blog- said she has realized that her goal should not be to paint in any particular style but to paint more like HER. Bingo- just what I needed to hear.
Now I will just get back to painting what I love and let the style be whatever comes. I'll do the best job that I'm capable of with each painting; some might be looser, some might be more precise, but for sure, they will all be mine.