“Failed works of art and even disappointing passages,
particularly recent ones, can haunt and disarm your current work
History, when we admit it, often holds the evidence of failure.
You need to get rid of the evidence, both mental and physical,
by putting prior failures to the wall or shredding them.
“See no evil,” is the motto.
Look only at what you consider your better stuff.
Otherwise, the stealthy voice of inner doubt will get a hearing”.
(Taken from ‘The Painter’s Keys)
26 March 2019
Armed with this sensible advice,
I have had a studio cull...
It was a satisfying experience.
I have got rid of the ‘evidence’.
Tomorrow is a fresh start.
New canvases are on the easel.
Fortunately I have a few paintings left.
This is a favourite.
‘Turquoise trails of timeless flow’
Oils on canvas
Subtle colours reminding me
of the East Coast Marshes.
Until next time...
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