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Suspended In Time-Painting Time Frame

Series: Life as Art | Story 13

Recently, I was asked, “How long should it take to finish a painting?” Unless you work for someone where you are under a distribution timeline, then the simple answer to the question is: whenever you, the artist, think it’s done. Instead of approaching a painting with predefined expectations of when it should be finished, we should trust our intuition and let the painting tell us when it’s a completed work. I know this may sound Hippie Dippy, but our real glory as artists is our imagination, and this is one area where time, schedules, deadlines should be put aside. A painting, in my humble opi...


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