4 WAYS TO CHALLENGE YOURSELF WHEN YOUR PAINTING FEELS STALE
It’s a form of creative block, feeling you’re repeating yourself, feeling unchallenged or unstimulated by what you’re painting. It doesn’t mean you’ve lost your ability nor that you’re never going to produce a fabulous painting ever again. It means you’re ready to grow artistically, to move your artistic goalposts. Here are four suggestions of ways to do this.
LINDA BIRCH’S WEEKLY PAINTING OBSERVATION
This week’s topic is ‘Rain’
Medium: Your favoured medium. But use only three colours.
If you are using an opaque medium, white does not count as a colour, so can be used.
My advice is to choose one dark colour as one of your three.
MONTHLY PAINTING PROJECT FROM MARION BODDY-EVANS
IAN FRANCE’S TOP 10 SYMPHONIES
Brahms’s Symphony no.4 in E minor Classic-Romantic maturity.
Number 2 in a series of 10 of Ian France’s Top 10 Symphonies (from the Romantic Era). Brahms’s Symphony no.4 in E minor Classic-Romantic maturity. Lyrical first 2 movements, boisterous scherzo (with triangle) and magnificent Passacaglia (variations) to crown the work. Karajan – BPO – 1964 – DG