Looking Forward: 2020 Edition

I ended my previous post noting my question of whether I would return to Watts Online Atelier in 2020. The next day I decided I would return. I love almost everything about Watts (the grading system is still lacking, though), and I was happy to be back. Also, they had announced that they would beContinue reading “Looking Forward: 2020 Edition”

Looking Back, Part 3: Watts Online Atelier

In the last post, I left off with a summary of my artistic frustration. I wanted to become the best artist that I could, but where would I receive proper training? After watching a YouTube video featuring Jeff Watts, I hoped I had found my answer. Why did I choose Watts? I think it’s anContinue reading “Looking Back, Part 3: Watts Online Atelier”

Look Back, Part 2: Bill Alexander

In the previous post, I left off with me in my garage with a Bob Ross paint set. So, how did my first attempt at painting turn out? It was pretty awful. But, for some reason, I wanted to give it another shot. And another. And another. It was around painting Number Six or Eight thatContinue reading “Look Back, Part 2: Bill Alexander”

Looking Back, Part 1: Bob Ross

Sometimes, the only way forward is by looking backward. It’s fair to say that I didn’t choose art, but that art chose me. Now, what on earth does that mean? I have no recollection of ever wanting to be an artist. I remember clearly wanting to be a writer, a musician, a priest, a football player,Continue reading “Looking Back, Part 1: Bob Ross”