Inspirations Fridays Deadlines

How do you finish a painting? Deadlines force us to make decisions, and they sharpen who we are as artists.

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Inspiration Fridays! Mastery Is Not Just For The Masters

Inspiration Fridays! Mastery Is Not Just For The Masters

I like comfortable. I'm a huge fan of vacations and barbecues.
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Inspiration Fridays! What lights you up?

I’m exploring, digging through the works of my past, and adding new layers.
Gabriel Mark Lipper - Seclusion - Mixed Media on panel - 48”x 48”

Inspiration Fridays! Who Are Your People?

Artists always go to New York. New York, the center of the art world.
Inspiration Fridays Does Creativity Rest?

Inspiration Fridays! Does Creativity Rest?

Creativity is not always proactive. It can be receptive too...
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Inspiration Fridays! What’s on your list?

It's easy to get overwhelmed and feel like there is not enough time to fit it all in.
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Inspiration Fridays! Is it Ugly or Honest?

The world isn’t always ready. They want to cut away those parts that might make them uncomfortable.
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Inspiration Fridays! Have you carved out time for your art?

This time, the model was Achillea, a professional, circus performer with cut, defined muscles, and beautiful acrobatic poses.
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Inspiration Fridays! What does your artwork say about you?

I paint because it’s my way of making sense of the world that I live in.
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Inspiration Fridays! Are you stopping before your start?

Have you ever been too scared to move? As I looked down at the glassy flatness of the lake and the sheer cliffs...
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Inspiration Fridays! Have you let your art lead?

Have you ever made paintings based on how you see things? It feels amazing to get it out on the canvas.
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Inspiration Fridays! Have you seen this before?

Rinse and repeat. When I work on my paintings, I try to work in series.