Since last summer when it arrived, I was chasing my tail with ideas for this project. Four days before the deadline I declared it finished and posted it off to its new home in Brooklyn Art Library.
If there's one thing that keeps my creative imagination alight, its progressing a few pieces in parallel. Sometimes a piece has to sit and dry, or sometimes it needs just simply to sit.
Today we reached the quarter way mark, day 25 of the #100dayproject. To celebrate I've joined up the videos of the first layers of the first canvas I began working on. It's still a work in progress, but already it's been through so many evolutions.
I wrote a manifesto! For reals! I was telling you yesterpost how I came to pick my project, how I'm exploring beyond my usual painting boundaries. How I'll manifest this challenge: For the 100 days from 3rd April to 15 July, I'm going to share my creative process. Some will be on Instagram (follow along on #100layersbymixy … Continue reading 100 Layers & a Manifesto
100 Days, 3 Whys: By the time I noticed the hashtag #the100dayproject that kept bobbing up in my Instagram feed last summer, it was already well under way. I was intrigued...
The edge of the fold. The home of contention and conjecture, Not either or but both and. It's just where the horizon touches.
"Soul Food" Book Launch Blog Tour & Giveaway. A few years ago I took a year long online course called IGNITE... This is where I first met artist and writer Carol Lowell. I was entranced as I watched Carol's idea for a book 'Soul Food' blossom and take shape.
Stories that emerge from pictures are in my mind today. Not the literal ones, but the ones that appear without words.
I had a really clear idea what I wanted to do with this book from (almost) the outset last year - a rambling whirl of doodles, a stream of consciousness running through the pages.
Happy Valentines X