Are we trying to acquire techniques and tricks that will enable us to create convincing illusions?
Is learning about the colour wheel or how to apply a glaze, what making art is about?
Is making art about having good skills and good technique?
What do artists do to make paintings that we aspire to make?
Thomas Hoving describes a good work of art as one that amazes us in a different way each time that we look at it. He says, a good work of art grows in stature over the years and its visual impact of mysterious, pure power increases every day.That is the kind of work that I want to make, and if you are like me, that is the kind of work you want to make too!