I love learning how other artists work, see their process unfold. I love all processes really – I love that show on the Discovery Channel How it’s Made. What I am learning to do now, besides paint, is learn to enjoy my own process, even though I don’t know what that this completely. The work of getting the greens right the first time and then redoing it the second time
Often the fear of not knowing what to do or the fear of doing something wrong stops us in our tracks and keeps us from starting. If we can let go of this fear, we open ourselves up to a much larger world of expression – a world where anything is possible.– Flora Bowley, Brave Intuitive Painting I wasn’t sure where to start. I’ve wanted to ‘know how’ to paint
The poem starts out “I like a certain shade of lipstick…” and goes on with references to war, cabaret and far away places covered in snow. I felt that the lighting in this catalog cover image conveyed that feeling of another time and place. And of course she is putting on that certain shade of lipstick!