Breaking Out of a Creative Rut

The Color Project Paintings

“Color should be a sensuous experience.” Charles Sovek Color is an element that speaks directly to our emotions. We can feel the warmth of sunny yellows and oranges, the cool breeziness of blues and violets, the excitement generated by bright colors, the peacefulness of soft, muted, analogous harmonies, and the moodiness of darks and neutralized greys. However, my interest in […]

How to Break Out of a Creative Rut

How to Break Out of a Creative Rut

A comment from a reader on my last post inspired me to think about some of the strategies I use for breaking out of a painting rut. When fear and inertia start creeping in, I seek stillness and solitude, and in my journal I write down ideas and thoughts for where I might take my painting practice next. Here are some of […]