A couple weeks ago, I told you that before leaving the studio, it’s a great idea to make a move on your painting that doesn’t quite fit. When you return, you have something obvious to respond to. Today I’m ready to work on this again and I want to show you how the weird mark that I showed you will push me forward, working freely.

Watch as I work on this painting…

Now, there’s a lot of interest in this picture! There are parts I don’t like of course, but I have so much more to work with and refine now. I hope you see how making that bold weird mark fueled my momentum and that this can help bring some momentum to your studio today, too!

How do you push yourself in your work? Let me know in the comments.

On this week’s podcast, I’m talking about, “Vulnerability Hangovers.” You know those moments after you’ve put yourself out there and suddenly feel so exposed? We all have these stories. So join me and one of my dearest friends, Noah Woods, this Wednesday for the next episode of the Art2Life Podcast as we share some of ours. Click here to subscribe to the Art2Life Podcast and catch up on past episodes, too!

Hope make some art this Sunday!


PS: Have you joined our Art2Life Artists Facebook Group yet? It’s an amazing community of artists from all over the world! I pop in and share what I’m working on from time-to-time, and I’d love to see what you are creating too! If you’re on Facebook, click here to join the group.