Did you make a New Year’s resolution to sketch or paint more often? Have you made that same resolution before . . . but it didn’t stick? Don’t despair! You’re not alone AND you can succeed this time, even if you’ve made this same resolution a zillion times before.
Learn a more free form approach to planning as we complete the lighthouse painting we designed in the latest series of videos.
Ideas for how to keep your sketching going without discouragement. Enjoy sketching on location right now, with the skills you have right now, and still build the skills you need to create that beautiful “sketchbook as a work of art” you aspire to.
I want to talk to you for a minute about mindfulness. Wait! Before you hit “delete”, please hang in with me for just a little bit. I promise I will get back to art and creativity in a minute. Mindfulness is trendy. Everywhere you look there are articles on the health benefits of a meditation practice….
In the last post, I gave some ideas for dealing with a “too boring for words” problem painting. The one you were never excited about in the first place. Our “problem child” this time is the opposite of boring, it’s trying to do too much. When I’m running into trouble with one of my own…