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February 3, 2015
There Was This Orange, mixed media on canvas, 30" x 30", ©KellieDay 2015

There Was This Orange

In playing with my new white paint markers, I got down on the floor and doodled away, with no regard to the feelings of the orange. When all was said and done, I had this cheerful piece that now lights up my whole kitchen with happy vibes. My poor kitchen wall […]
January 23, 2015
Work in progress, orange

Inspiration, is it for Amateurs?

I overheard a comment a student of mine made at SQUAM last fall, and have been thinking about it ever since. “Inspiration is for amateurs”, she said, quoting another artist. I talk a lot about inspiration when I teach – was I missing something – is it just fluff? I think inspiration […]