Seascape winter 13 "The single passing moment", 24x30 cm, sold
These days I seem to be chasing single moments more so than ever. Downside is to be too late and often that happens.
Driving in the car and not deciding anything because of overload ideas- that vanish as nature changes rapidly.
I should commit to a 'fixed' place again. And let chance play a roll in the outcome of the painting- moment, I think, to get rid of the senseless chasing. I should know better ;)
At the same time I'm thinking of ways to capture quick. No- I won't do a tiny study quick to enlarge it in the studio. People are free to do that- and some really CAN. But I don't like my brushstrokes when I do. I don't like the shaping, pre-conceived feeling the painting sometimes gets because of a lot of time working on 'a moment'. Because that's what nature is, isn't it? It's movement, it's change, it's fast! It is alive. That's my way of thinking about it. Capturing the magic of nature indoors can be pretty tough. I want to feel change as I am in it. I like being one with it. I think it's the truest form of painting nature.