Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity

T. S. Eliot

The ultimate famine is the starvation of the imagination

Diane Di Prima

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.

Maya Angelou

Solace and grief

March 27th, 2022 Posted In: Other Tags: , , , , , ,

As the world goes to hell in a handbasket, and the bad news just multiplies, I got out into plein air to sketch and get out of my overthinking, worrying head. Sometimes I packed my painting bag, but sometimes it was just my little sketchbook and an HB pencil. Working with black fineliner and colour, […]

Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.

Cesar A. Cruz

Maria Primachenko

March 26th, 2022 Posted In: Other Tags: , , , ,

One of the few positive things to come out of the invasion of Ukraine, is that we are talking a lot more about the country and its history. Its importance as a producer of wheat. And how it has already experienced a horrendous, man-made famine known as Holmodomor. We can donate money, we can support […]

Do not look away. Do not avert your gaze. Do not turn aside.

Joanna Macy