Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: artistic alchemy

Lesson repeated

This morning I woke up feeling very gray, not even blue. As I made my way through my melancholy day, my son and I really had a lovely time. He beat me again at another game of Heroscape, but I did triumph in Battleship. As the evening comes to a close, I finally figured out

Demons transformed

Yes, I read a stack of books at a time. I just got done with One Hundred Demons by Lynda Barry. What an excellent book. I was inspired. At the end of the book Lynda challenges the reader to draw their own demons. Although it was not intentional, while I was working on my art

Been waitin'

As my son says, “I can’t wait ’til soon.” Well, soon arrived today. This began:  I’ve been painting backgrounds in preparation. I’m trying out a Moleskine sketch book as an art journal, and so far just love the way the pages feel and behave as I prepare them. My husband is away making money so