Having a show is a great motivator to accomplish work and then hanging the show is an opportunity to step back and evaluate. My goal with paint has been to be more expressive. In the future, I want the painting process to be more immediate like my drawing process. Drawing delights, surprises and leads me to new discoveries. To accomplish this I feel I need to start painting from life. When I have tried this before it has been too much visual information for me to get into a successful painting but perhaps now that I have some faster methods of painting it will work. Drawing for me has that free and easy raw expression, not over thinking but purely expressing, I hope to get into my paintings. There will also be the logistics of time and transporting my materials. Wish me luck in adventures outside and if you get a chance, evaluate my paintings at DéCOR in Carytown of Richmond, VA through September 27th. Thanks!