I read this yesterday...
“How does one predict the future
of the unfolding force of one’s life?”
Thoughts from Sara Genn, 2019
Sara says...”My Quest only reveals herself
to me when I pick up my brush.
So I won’t ask you about your
plans for your work in 2020.
Instead, I’ll invite you to ponder with me some ideas
for creative development, with a preference
for behavioural tweaking.
Sara goes on to suggest...
Try adding or omitting one stage
in your existing process.
Change your ground colour for two months.
Cut your palette in half.
Leave paintings 10% unfinished as a gift
to yourself for the following day,
with the idea that you’ll decide
if it’s actually already finished, tomorrow.
One neat area.
Two mysterious areas.
Three material areas —
surface quality, edgemanship and brushwork,
because you are making a painting.
There were some more suggestions but I
felt these could be useful for me to try
as I begin a new year of creating my art.
Before I get too carried away with resolutions,
a quotation by Marc Chagall
reminds me to stay close to my heart...
Until next year...
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