An Inspirational Talk

25 Jul

waste not 2a

Husb and I went to a talk by the veteran artist Hanlyn Davies at our local art gallery, The Glynn Vivian, this evening. I really appreciated it and learnt a lot. I’ve been trying to break away from always working directly from life, tapping into my imagination, but I’ve been finding it hard going. Watching Hanlyn run through a slide show of over 50 years work has given me a bit of confidence to let go a bit and keep experimenting. I added a bit of red paint to the canvas board I started painting last week, when I was using up leftover Liquitex acrylic paints at the end of a teaching session. There wasn’t much left this week. It’s going to be interesting to see how this develops, I’ll keep it intuitive.

 

5 Responses to “An Inspirational Talk”

  1. alethakuschan July 26, 2018 at 14:04 #

    How wonderful to find the inspiration you seek from the gallery talk — great to have things like that around to spark ideas!

  2. Margaret Parker Brown July 26, 2018 at 01:26 #

    I love e feeling and movement in this painting. There is also a sense of mystery that I like. You are on your way ❤️😉

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