Featured Blog Posts – June 2015 Archive (4)

Paint it Black!

I've been playing a lot with the color black this month. So what's up with that?



Well... I'm making a new start on my "artist's journey", and black is the color of the proverbial "blank slate". I think it symbolizes a new beginning for me. It's like an unspoken question: "What's out there?" Or maybe it's a veil, waiting to be brushed back and reveal whatever's waiting behind it. It's an expression of anticipation, of curiosity, and a statement that I am taking that next bold step…

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Added by C. Andrew Wolfe on June 25, 2015 at 12:53am — No Comments

Getting Organized

Artistically, my world is awash in choices of different media, tools, subjects, styles, and techniques. I think I've been experiencing a type of information overload since I decided to buckle down and work on my skill set. I am told that it is important for an artist to find his own style, but how can one do that until he's at least decided what kind of art he likes to do in the first place?



To make sure that I spend enough time with various media to explore its nuances, I've…

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Added by C. Andrew Wolfe on June 17, 2015 at 2:35am — 6 Comments

Sleepless nights and watercolours

I find myself up when i should be sleeping,  my head full of words and colours. I know myself well enough to make use of the inconvenience. This business in my head which keeps me up is food for creativity.The cool of the night along with the  dark silence are conducive to painting and or writing. The silence is not complete of course ,the garden has a host of nightime visitors some of whom screech whilst others just rustle and scratch or splash ( frogs). If its warm then i open the french…

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Added by stephen mason on June 16, 2015 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Baby Steps

Art is complicated. I want to improve, and so I have... but it's happening slowly. There are so many skills to work on, and so many media to explore. It's going to take time to get my lay of the land and find out what really works for my purposes.



It might help, then, to explore those purposes. There are, I think, only one or two ultimate goals for me. I want to design my own computer games, and in doing so I want my "programmer art" to be presentable enough to produce a finished…

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Added by C. Andrew Wolfe on June 13, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments

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