Category Archives: failure as the path

Relativity Theory…As I Speed Up, My Work Slows Down

Einstein was such a brain!  His thought experiments  showed  that time begins to slow down as the one moving increases her speed.  This is called time dilation.  As I work on my icons I have gone into a relativity vortex.  This realization struck as … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

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I Learn by Going Where I Need To Go

An icon writer is born, not made.  Like all great artists, she or he can not not paint.  It is the reason for one’s very existence.  This feeling consumes you and infiltrates most areas of your daily life.   You … Continue reading

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Medium as Message

  Often as I work, in fact, always, at some point I feel I have ruined an icon with some over painting or other. Particularly on skin, a float usually will help to blend out imperfections, the idea being that … Continue reading

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