Friday, April 17, 2015

Who do you paint for?

Your teacher?

Your Gallery?

Your Facebook Page?


Potential Buyers?

Your parents?

Your Spouse?

Your Critique Group?

Your Mentor?

Your Professional Organization?

Your Awards Shelf?

Your Resume?

Your Upcoming Show?


It takes a long time to kick these "people" out of your head.  It takes major discipline to keep them out.

Bar the doors and try to listen for your own voice in the crowd. Paint what you hear.