More New Paintings and My Problem with Critiques
November 9, 2008
I really loved my time at the Kansas City Art Institute and all that institution taught me about learning how to learn. The school was excellent in my opinion, and I cannot discount what the professors and curriculum taught me about good art.
That being said, it is awesome to be able to make art without trying to stay within the confines of an assignment or threat of critique. Most critiques I’ve been involved with have not done anything to improve my art.
Sure, critiques are excellent opportunities for others to go on and on about making no sense at all, but I’m done with all that. My art is something that I have critiqued within myself, and any other blathering about it is cool and all, but not necessary if one is completely sure of one’s work.
Here are three more large acrylic paintings that are looking almost finished, but still in progress: