The late Gene Siskel would ask, “What do you know for sure?” in his guest celebrities interviews, which inspired Oprah to write a monthly column “What I know for sure”, finding it a great way for her to take stock of her life. This is “What I know for Sure” now celebrating my halfway point, twenty-six paintings, towards my #paint52 challenge.
Mr. Oil is my first love, but I am becoming great friends with Ms. Acrylic.
Painting gives me energy.
I realize that fear in the studio is a good thing.
Inspiration shows up when doing the creating.
When in production mode, I become less attached to the painting. Now I say “Next”.
Quantity produces Quality.
Resistance is the enemy.
I’m not so bad with color; in fact it may be my gift.
My art and my spirit are connected.
Good things happen when you stretch yourself.
Your art needs to be seen.
Honor yourself and honor your commitment.
I’m going to complete 52 paintings this year.