|Each month we will feature a new artist that uses the Trekell line of brushes!
Laurin McCracken - http://www.lauringallery.com/
I believe that there are three basic aspects that contribute to being an
– You must be able to see things
in a fresh way. You must see things in a way that reveals new ways of seeing to
others. Walter Anderson said, “everything I see is new and
strange.” From that
he created art that attracts our attention, warrants our attention and astounds
us. The cubist created a new way to view objects on a table in front of an open
window. We can never look at those objects the same way again.
Drawing – the fundamentals of art are
all about drawing. They are the way we transfer our unique way of seeing into
any media. The more you draw the easier it gets and the better you draw. The better you draw the better you can
Mastery of the Craft
– you must be able
to be facile with the tools of your medium if you are to successfully transfer
how you see to paint and paper. Without mastery of the craft of painting, your
audience will not be able to see past your poor painting abilities to be able to
read the message you are trying to communicate about what you saw and
I interpret the real world
through the medium of watercolor. While I see things as a photographer, as a
painter I am able to use the medium as a tool to express how I see things. One
of my goals is to help people see everyday things in a new light.