A Work of Art: Rediscovering a Way of Working for Beauty "Art" really means "to fit together;" it's a verb, not a noun. It varies accordingly, but always follows basic principles -- otherwise, nothing would fit -- right? These stories describe one artist's pursuit, and discoveries made along the way. Discussion and feedback at theworkofart dot org. Paper copies available via handprintpress.

whelk-shell-coloured-002Playing around with a sketch of a whelk shell...  maybe as a design for some fabric...

"Drawing is the honesty of the art.

There is no possibility of cheating.

It is either good or bad...."  Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

1904 - 1989

"Believe it or not, I can actually draw..."   Jean-Michel Basquiat


Jean-Michel Basquiat

1960 - 1988

my outside 'studio'... during the summer months... the work you can see are a few sheets of watercolour paper that were destined to become part of one of my journals...