Thursday, August 02, 2007


Painting is a solitary activity. The artist is working out his composition, and is actively engaged in visual problem solving. It takes a great deal of thought to paint a good picture. The artist must find equipment that suits his/her needs and temperament. This is my husband Jack. He uses a portable steel easel which fits nicely on his motorcycle. The palette box breaks down into 2 sections, so that it is compact as well. A juice can serves as a brush holder and hangs off the box for easy access. To paint well, your equipment must serve, not hinder, your creativity.

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