I believe it is important to embrace authenticity and revel in a sense of joy in the process of making our own art, art that visualizes playful childhood memories, and makes us whole.
Seeming to be fearless, these small stubby birds are always ready to stand up to any bird-bully in its neighborhood.
Over the past few months I have been creating animals and plants with a combination of a variety of geometric forms and repeating designs including triangles, diamonds, teardrops, squares, ovals, dots, lines, and outlines all made and paired with bright colors. These are the creative tools of the artists and artisans of the South American artform known as Chiva Art
While I am not planning on dismissing the mandala circular form, I am thinking beyond the sphere and thinking outside and inside the box.
Craig’s pen and ink style was casual and spontaneous and seemed to ooze extreme confidence in its mark making. It seemed effortless in his hands but as we come to find out pen and ink is not an easy medium to master.