• How do you decide what to paint?

    16 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    Artists Magazine, Jan 2021
    Sarah asks: "How do you decide what you're going to paint?"This is such an important question, and it's so rarely discussed. It's something I struggle with a lot.
    I don't usually get inspired by the familiar “artistic” motifs such as fishing boats, Italian villas, red barns, crashing waves on rocky coasts, or majestic peaks. My artistic juices often go dry in places like that, which is why I don't lead workshops in Tuscany or the south of France.
    Just try googling the term " plein-air painting " and you won't find a single car or fast-food restaurant or telephone...
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