Painting with a Beginner’s Mind

© Alicia R Peterson, Possibilities. Acrylic on linen, 16 x 20 inches, $650. Photo: Peter Scheer

©AliciaRPeterson, Shadow. Acrylic on canvas, 18 x 36 inches, NFS. Photo: Peter Scheer

I have not made one line on my paper in twenty minutes. It is still glaringly blank. I am at the Atelier at Flowerfield in St. James, NY in a lovely studio, on a warm summer night in 2016. Talented artists […]

You want me to paint what I see with my eyes?

© Alicia R Peterson, Crazy. Acrylic on linen, 20 x 24 inches. $750 Photo: Peter Scheer.

© Alicia R Peterson, Crazy. Acrylic on linen, 20 x 24 inches. $750 Photo: Peter Scheer.

 

I was first called to paint in 1994 with no framework and no training. I just put paint on canvas. I was compelled by an inner voice commanding me to paint. Oh, what a wise voice and […]