Monday, August 9, 2010
Bragging About Art: Question #4
4. What do you like/love about being an artist?
-the process of creating a photograph, from taking the picture to printing it in the darkroom
-"seeing" the image in my mind and then seeing it completed with my eyes
-the zone I get into when I'm working
-the materials I use: paint, brushes, clay, wax, marble, bronze, cameras, enlargers...They all have their own unique qualities that are so fun to work with.
-sharing my work with people all over the world
-making new friends with other artists at art shows, galleries, and online
-the freedom and independence to be creative everyday
-the diversity of tasks that are done throughout the day as a working artist
-learning new techniques and being stimulated by color and texture
-sharing what I have learned with other artists