Quick sketch, oil on cradled panel 8x10”. A Portrait of @sunglassesheadband ‘s Sully.
I think it's important to work as much as you possibly can because that puts you at the ready for the moments when lightening strikes. This is not often, but when it does happen, your muscles are moving , the paint is workable, the brushes are cooperating. You're ready. (I don’t think I was ever ready for cats, but here we are).
When I'm stuck and when the paintings suck and nothing is working - which happens all the time, I don't sit back and try to get inspired.
There's no such thing for me.
I'm inspired by work, so I keep painting.
I will be the first to admit, I feel a little self-conscious when people comment on my level of output.
You know it’s a rough time when your friends’ cats show up in your studio.
Particularly when that cat is black. 😹
Aliza and Her Monsters