well, I made the leap! After following many friends via their blogs, I've decided to get past my discomfort,...(it all seems too public), to see if I can impose a new level of structure and discipline to my daily life as an artist. So, I'm sticking my toe into the world of blogging. with the hope that eventually, I'll put down my thoughts about artmaking and chart my evolution,...let's see how it goes.
I decided to begin by jumping on the 'something a day' bandwagon...creating a project that provides the incentive to post something specific from my world in art, daily...
Those who know me well know that I'm obsessed with the circular form. Circles, speak to me. They're an important part of my visual vocabulary. Why?...well for a seemingly endless number of reasons. Here are just a few: purity of form, absolute symmetry, the beautiful letter 'o', the center, the whole, the hole, the sun, the moon, a wheel, a start point, a continuous line,...(and Kandinsky claimed that the circle was the most peaceful shape and that it represented the human soul.)
For years, I've incorporated and used circles and circular forms in my artwork: circles, arcs, rings, spheres, globes, convex and concave forms...I love them all. I always return to the circle to 'center' me and as a start point for a new journey in art.
So I give you: circling round, a photo or two every day, a bit of what I see a'round' me, for your viewing pleasure? As I become more comfortable and settled in, I hope to include more about works in progress, work completed and observations.
Here goes, presenting an artist's 'one a day', the circular form as a visual journal.