I wish I could tell myself I know what I am doing. Instead I am venturing into unknowns. I don't even know what I know. My art is about trust. I have to trust I can feel my way though this cave, as dark as it is. I am unable to see because I am unable to light my path. Revelation comes only as I try, succeed or fail. I recognize failure well enough. However, I cannot assure myself that I have succeeded. For instance, I know that fuzzy character that overlooks the landscape that inhabits the painting "2016 No.16" fails. I believe the rest of the painting has merit, but I am not totally convinced. Yeah. I'd say I am nervous because I am unable to convince myself I am not confused.
Yesterday's drawings question possible directions. There are many, many questions. Answers may be in the form of drawings and paintings, but answers can be right or wrong. The lack of an assuredly correct answer is the tight rope upon which I walk. This is edgy work. I have to accept this.
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