November 4, 2018

Remove to Reveal

Hi Everyone,

A key part of my practice is building
up layers, and then removing them partially
to reveal what is underneath.

Case in point: I recently decided to make a
piece that was predominantly red. But rather than
just cover the surface entirely in red paint, I decided
to do something a little different, and ultimately, more exciting.

Watch the video and see what I mean

Seeing the history of the piece, of what
came before, is essential to my work.

Let me know what you think about this.
Do you do anything similar in your practice? Do
you like to build surfaces up and then
remove, or do you do something else?

I would love to hear how your practice
differs from mine!

In gratitude, Nicholas


Nicholas Wilton

Hi! I’m
Nicholas Wilton
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.

Join me and artists from all over the world in our Free Art2Life Artists Facebook Group or learn more here about Art2Life.

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