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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

I Believe I can Fly

Yesterday my girls were soaring. Tabs jumped over 3 meters at long jump and Pip had a wonderful time in the bouncy castle at her year-end preschool party. After track, I took Tabs with me to Pip's party. Tabs loved being the "big girl" helper and was assigned the job as official tattoo artist. I have a lovely orca on my arm thanks to her tattoo talents ;)

I am kneading my brain for art theory and inspirations. Where is it that my art has come from and where is it I want it to go? With thought, it is quite obvious who my inspirations have been and the philosophy that has inspired my art.

Where have I come from?
My inspirations: Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keefe, Frida Kahol, Tamara De Lempika, Caravaggio, John Singer Sargent, Anthony Van Dyck, Robert Bateman. This doesn't mean that these alone are my favorite artists, but rather the artists who most inspired my style.
 The philosophy behind my work:
Buddhism, feminism, naturalism.
Art philosophy behind my work: realism, modernism, soft-cubism,  post cubism, percisionism, classical realism, naturalism, portraiture.
Where am I going?
 Intimate portraits of natural Okanagan life: realism, modernism, naturalism and portraiture with a little percisionism thrown in for good measure!
And as always the passionate philosophies inspiring my art remain true: feminism, Buddhism and naturalism.

Mist attended a sleep over at a friends last night and is finished exams. This morning she is at a special leadership conference as she made it into being a grade 9 "WEB" leader at her school next year.
Tabs is at school and the Pip and I have a few errands to run. Dog food is in order--a trip to the vets as Fernando only gets the best.

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1 Comments:

Blogger Johan said...

Perhaps you meant precisionism as the other term is more coffee related or perhaps has something to do with oxicodone based drugs?

June 23, 2010 at 9:47 AM  

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