I was better at painting and drawing than writing.
But painting became an act and process of damage control.
Most of the time I was trying to paint towards the
imagined, idealistic version I had of the final piece in
But it would never turn out that way, so I would always
But then I would have a few weeks or years break
while the canvas or paper gathered dust and slowly became
separate from my vision;
became its own identity and ‘thing’, its own spirit.
And reappraising the painting or drawing after a long separation,