With much of my work, it seems like I am trying to
strike a balance between two opposites: quiet versus
bold, strong versus subtle, controlled marks versus those
that are more spontaneous.
A key part of pulling this off successfully is having the right tools
for the job, and in this regard the trowel is extremely helpful.
It is an essential tool for me and my art.
Watch the video and see how I use the trowel.
Let me know what you think! What tools do you use in your
practice? Do you find that you like marks that are more controlled, loose,
or somewhere in between?
In gratitude, Nicholas
P.S. If you’d like to get your own trowel, just click here – this is a great tool for any creative who is looking to make less controlled, more spontaneous marks!
the founder of Art2Life.
With over 20 years experience as a working artist and educator, I’ve developed a systematic approach that brings authenticity, spontaneity and joy back into the creative process.
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