• Art,  Creative Curiosity,  Humor,  Process

    Underpainting in Art & Writing, 2023

    Fact: Underpainting Adds Depth Is underpainting part of your art process? While many contemporary artists use this technique, underpainting was the ‘standard’ among the masters. Underpainting is defined as the first coat of paint, especially the initial painting on a canvas. The major areas, tones, colors, and forms are indicated in mass.…

  • Learning,  Life,  Lists,  Process,  Writing

    Writing is an Act of Discovery

    three written pages and a pen lay on a table

    “Writing is an act of discovery.” – Natalie Goldberg, Writing Down the Bones 18 Things I Discovered about Business and Writing in 2022 Our final Wednesday Writing Group session of 2022 contained a simple prompt: What did you discover this year… about yourself or anything else? After a brief pause,…