John Lennon famously said that “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”
Sometimes art is that way, too. Even when you start without any plan at all!
That’s how it went with this 12 x 12 canvas. I started by smearing color around with my hands, and the painting went through a crazy number of transformations before it settled into something I was pleased with. I thought you might like to see how my creative process went!
I began this painting while at my Create & Incubate Retreat this past May. Here’s the first pic — finger painting with red, orange, and white acrylic. (Looking back on this photo now, I kind of like this as is!) [Read more…]