Video Portfolio 2008, Jan Blencowe
I'm still working on the big Tuscan poppy painting, but until I have another update I thought that I'd share a few random quotes I've recently come across that made me stop and think, (very dangerous, I know lol). Also a new video showcasing many of my recent paintings from late 2007-2008.
It was when I was happiest that I longed most...The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing...to find the place where all the beauty came from. C.S. Lewis
Only the skilled can judge the skillfulness, but that is not the same as judging the value of the result. C.S. Lewis
In hard times artists need to get themselves as debt free as possible and invest in the joy of their vision. Robert Genn
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. ~John Muir
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect. ~Gilbert Keith Chesterton