Doing one painting a day for one year! “Can you hear that, Atlas?”
When I do visual art every day, I lose my verbal abilities. I misspell words and can barely speak intelligently. There are many different types of intelligence. It’s not just about being able to spell or write. This one’s entitled “Mighty, mighty.”
All artists have their influences. One of mine is Joan Miró. Who are your influences? Here’s my painting for today in my year-long painting a day series: “Four happy trees and one vaguely annoyed one.” And here’s one from the master, Miró. Carolineallen.com.
“The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.” — John Stuart Mill One painting a day for one year, CarolineAllen.com.
Why do a painting a day for one year? What possible benefit could come from such a practice? I used to be an international journalist. I was deep into my intellect, into changing the world one serious news article at a time. I worked in Tokyo and London in busy, crazy newsrooms. I was in […]
Outside the Lines, one painting a day for one year, September 5, 2016! Outside the Lines, one painting a day for one year, September 4, 2016
I am not one of those novelists who thinks my writing is a healing practice. I have always been more interested in creating high-end fiction, a work of literature full of rich characters, dynamic setting and profound themes. I thought of healing as something one did in therapy. I wanted to keep my books sacred and professional […]