Session #373, Work #360

I guess I kinda take it as a challenge when I fail at something in art. Lots of people say I’m too hard on myself but what they don’t understand is that failure doesn’t weaken my resolve, but hardens it like tempered steel. One of the best things that I have heard Jamie Bollenback say was, “To get better, you need to make a whole hell of a lot more bad paintings”.

 

You see, I’m not trying to make good paintings, I’m trying to build a better artist.

 

I urge you to face your flaws head on, address them, accept them, then like a sculptor working on a rough block of marble chip away at them until a masterpiece is all that remains.

 

The Subject

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