Someone asked me the other day, “how do I decide what to paint?” It’s a good question and one I get asked a lot in my classes. I know it has to come from the heart, it has to stir something in me. Then I came across this quote from Degas, and it got me thinking…..
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see” ~ Edgar Degas
This painting is one of my Midnight Marauder series from First Arm in Doubtful Sound. In the wildness and feeling the closeness…
“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness” – John Muir
I know what it stirred in me… but what do you see?
Let me know….
You can see more if my paintings at www.ianhamlin.co.nz