Random Thoughts : To School or Not to School, That is the Question:..

There are artists that were educated at some of the most prestigious art school in the world, of which it fills me green with envy. And then there are artists that are self-taught- basically they learned to draw and paint by copying from other artists or from do-it-yourself art books, or simply just following their … Continue reading Random Thoughts : To School or Not to School, That is the Question:..

Random Thoughts : Just Do It!

DO YOUUU UNDERSTAAAND A WOOORD THATS COMING OUT OF MY MOUTH??? -Carter to Lee in Rush Hour As I immerse myself into a gooey icky mess of paints and sprays ( and a sweet burning scents of weed that some kids are blowing nearby ) I take a moment to step back and observe the … Continue reading Random Thoughts : Just Do It!

Random Thoughts: I Don’t Wanna Paint today…

   Many times I have heard that to be a successful artist one must be locked away in his/her studio and make art nonstop.  At times it sounds pretty laborious, and it is.  I admit I only work few hours on Fridays on my art making and majority of other times committed to house chores … Continue reading Random Thoughts: I Don’t Wanna Paint today…

Portrait of an Artist 4: Jean-Michel Basquiat

I had actually never heard of the name until I watched the documentary "The Universe of Keith Haring" where he was briefly mentioned, then it led me to the movie "Basquiat" and the documentary "Jean Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child."  just last year.  It was from there I came exposed to the whole new world … Continue reading Portrait of an Artist 4: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Portrait of an Artist 3: Vincent Van Gogh

One of my first major influences of the Masters of Art was none other than Vincent Van Gogh.  The name should be very familiar to you; it is also, sadly, synonymous with the term "starving artist." Even though he was a true genius of his craft, he was not well received in his lifetime; his … Continue reading Portrait of an Artist 3: Vincent Van Gogh