Words of a painter about art, painting and other thoughts about life, death and things that get in the way. I began my blog 2010.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
January 25, 2014 The Sunday Whirl/ Studio Visit: Shiela Miles
The Sunday Whirl: Prompt: country,
facilitate, aspect, sent, strands, state, sustain, write, time, plans, embrace, juggling
Country of My Own
place where I belong
state of serenity
time to write
picture to paint
the vacuum away
life a circus act
the big top
of golden hair
through the air
juggler I am
Note: My poem found its' end, and I found I had not used all the words....they didn't seem to belong in my poem.
STUDIO VISIT: SHEILA MILES
www.artistmiles.com Santa Fe, Multi-media Artist and teacher at the
...it was a warm January morning. She turned
the key and opened the door on a warm and light workspace, her studio.
Paintings are everywhere; different ideas, direct expressions, which are never labored over, but retain the freshness of the first touch of the brush as it meets the canvas.
Sheila says she loves to paint, has to paint. Begins her work without a plan, simply paints, ideas come and often she paints over them. One piece may have many paintings, painted over. She never really knows where a painting might be going.
Destinations are determined
by where she stops, wipes her brush and turns off the studio lights.