painter Archives - Marlene Lowden

BCD#24

  Blind Contour Drawing #24 – “I have spoken with this green person” – Rachel Berman 2010 Once known as Susan King, Rachel Berman reclaimed her birth name as an adult after she successfully discovered the names and of her biological parents and her own birth story. She was born in New Orleans in 1946……

Funny, when I paint . . .

I often think I have to have it all figured out first. However, when I allow myself to just start, what I am creating begins to show itself and I gain clarity in the process. Jumping in forces me to break habits which is kind of exciting. Questions will come up like – Why do I do what I do? ……

What are you afraid of?

What are you afraid of? Me?  snakes (well, duh), bears (yup, in most of my nightmares), mice, failure and it turns out I’m also afraid of success, being judged, not being liked by everyone, rejection, not making any money and then not making enough money and then running out of money, the dentist, handstands (and……