Archive | October, 2011

Painted sketch of green apple on blue ground.

Practicing Painting Polygamy

During the two years I spent working on that chair (the one from “Finished! Finished I Tell You!”),  I spent a lot of time making no progress at all. For months I’d work my way backwards, determined to ignore my direction. Then the work became so torturous, the feeling like I wasn’t painting it so […]

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Finished! Finished I tell you!

I’ve been chipping away at this painting for the past two years. The work hasn’t been continuous. I tended to paint my way into a corner, abandon it for months on end, and then hear a faint whisper coming from its general direction and resume. Things finally started to move around the time I stopped […]

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