Size: 16"W x 20"H x 0.5"D
Year Created: 2017
I often get asked the question, what is art? As a realist artist I find myself judging other art based on whether or not it is realistic. This is one of the greatest mistakes, because art isn't defined with check boxes. It is instead defined in the mind of the viewer. Art can be a blank canvas or a hyper realistic landscape or portrait.
So I ask you, what is art?
What Is Art? I is the first of a series of painting in which I am exploring all the corners of an artistic mind. It is 16 x 20 inches on canvas board. It is signed on the back only so it can be hung in any orientation. Which way y
I completed my first painting when I was 7 and haven't stopped painting since. I graduated from Andrews University with a Bachelors of Fine Art, but learned the most about art and myself through life experiences and deliberate practice. My artistic process is probably not so different from most artists. I tend to work in spurts. I usually have 4 to 6 paintings in production. I try to complete one to two very strong pieces a week. I try to spend time everyday working on my techniques, challenging myself and studying art. I paint every day. I try to push myself to be better every day. I am a strong believer in deliberate practice and I try to spend at least 3 to 4 hours a day creating. The rest as it turns out is the business of art, marketing, sales, shipping, following up and answering emails. Some day’s art is the easy part.