“To me, beauty appears when one feels deeply, and art is a by-product of an act of total attention.” – Dorothea Lange

Oil painting in progress of a two lemons in a vase

Two Lemons WIP, Aug 21, 2016, Oil on Canvas, 30″ X 40″

 

Oil painting in progress of abstracted books lying open

Open Books WIP, Aug 21, 2016, Oil & Wax on Birch Panel, 12″ X 16″

 

August 19

August 19

Three images this week. The glass of my lemon vase slowly develops, open books gain some definition and I manage one of my three drawings for the week. And ‘manage’ is a term I use loosely… It’s been an odd week though – hopefully this one is better.

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6 thoughts on ““To me, beauty appears when one feels deeply, and art is a by-product of an act of total attention.” – Dorothea Lange

  1. I think you’re right – I have a bad habit of working things to death and thinking too much about them. I believe I will declare Open Books finished. At least for the foreseeable future.

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