/ by Nicole M

Alright, here is some more of what I have been doing lately...this is a painting in my studio that I spent a few weeks on, still playing with the idea of figuration vs. abstraction...


Actually, though, I've been having a lot more fun working on this new series of 'visual diaries' that I started a few weeks ago. They're just spontaneous little collages combining painting, drawing, collage, and other elements - based off of feelings, memories, observations, "stream of consciousness drawing." They feel less self-conscious than some of the paintings I've been doing, so I am hoping these will start to inform the other work that I do as I continue doing them. I've been trying to do one at least every other day, so here are a few examples...