Process – July 21, 2020

The artistic process is a unique combination of vision, creativity, intuition, and collaboration balanced with craft, technique, accountability, discipline, and use of time and resources.

ARTS Action Research

At this point–Untitled – July 21, 2020-5”x5″

The keyword in this quote is collaboration, but not with an individual or group of individuals, but with craft, technique, discipline, time, and resources. One word I would add is research.


Inspiration is the intuition, something that comes from the subconscious mind. Structure is the conscious part, the part that is of this world. Both are necessary, in equal measure.

Diane Bell, Epoch News


Thought individuals would like to see how I am filling my time. Yes, colored pencils, but I found the wax build-up was a problem. I found my way around that, but I feel the line and textures underpin all that I do.
My students often heard me speak about how vital thumbnails are in creating and planning. Well, I do take my advice.
I still like the idea of working small. Most of everything I am doing are no bigger than 5″x 5”