I guess the name Art Slam says it all. Is winning better than losing in a speed painting contest? Oh well. It was all for charity. 18 people competed, 20 minute time limit, acrylics, any subject (no explicit nudity). I did a pair of boats in the first round and flamenco dancers for the finale. Ole’
I regard the Ten Ways of Seeing and Drawing that I often refer to as Magic Windows: Many of them can give a view of something that we don’t, or can’t, ordinarily see through our continually ageing, dusty ‘window pane’ eyes. Space Drawing and Blind Contour Drawing are especially ‘magic’.
Picasso is reported to have said: “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”