the maker

    “There are three categories of people who exist in the world; “the wanters”, “the wishers” and “the makers.” ~ Israelmore Ayivor   The North End Boston, Massachusetts

in the mood

  “People say ‘Hofmann has different styles’. I have not. I have different moods; I am not two days the same man.”   ~ Hans Hofmann I was planning to post this earlier but I was fighting a cold that left me with very little motivation. Thankfully it has since gone away and I’m finally getting some energy back. Before the holidays, I was…

inspiration

Every year at this time, I find myself in need of inspiration I usually pour through art books but after being so cooped up this winter I decided get out and head to the nearest art museum. It was a quiet Sunday afternoon and the museum had only a handful of visitors So nice to be able to linger and take my time. For…

of paint and color

“She preferred the quiet solitary atmosphere, to create in her own world of paint and colour, the thrill of anticipating how her works would turn out as she eyed the blank sheets of paper or canvas before starting her next masterpiece. How satisfying it was to mess around in paint gear, without having to worry about spills, starch or frills, that was the life!”…