about my art and views on art

SAW Arts Festival 2013

by ashar

understand abstract art

You do not have to understand art; just feel it!  This is for all those of you out there that feel intimidated by abstract art, in the hope that it will open the door to experiencing abstract art without fear.  … Continue reading

Seaton Sands

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Fear is the constant companion of the artist!

Fear is the constant companion of the artist Getting going again is proving to be a bit of a problem. Here we are in the second week of 2014 and I still haven’t started painting again? I have however, been … Continue reading

Downderry, Cornwall

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struggling again – a follow up to ‘being an artist is difficult’

struggling again struggling again, loss of confidence me thinks!  Just when I thought I knew where I was going and what it was I wanted to do, the doubt creeps in.  Will I be able to do it? Will I … Continue reading

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getting the feeling for abstract art

getting the feeling for abstract art My living room is full of abstract art, by artists whose work I admire. Consequently I am often asked by non artists about it, and how some find it hard to relate to.  What … Continue reading

art that moves you (me)

Art for me, as it is for most of us, is a very personal thing; we all see as individuals.  We bring our own life experiences to a work of art, it speaks to us or it doesn’t.

Relating to a piece of art can be a very profound experience.  It happens rarely and for me, I can count on the one hand the works that have moved me to my core, connected with my soul. Continue Reading →