|"Chrissy, The Girl From Up The Block." |
12x14" oil on canvas.
It's really hard to see ourselves clearly. That goes for seeing our style of painting clearly too. I've often felt like I had no style. To me I felt like the way I do it is the way to paint something in the most basic way, how else would anyone do it, and other people, they have a style? I've wasted tons of time trying to develop something that I already have, a style of my own.
Yesterday I got some brilliant advice, "Stop looking for a great style, you already have one." Others have said this to me but the way my friend said it to me, I guess I was ready to hear it and it has made all the difference to me.
That is my advice to others. No matter where your development is you already have a style. You just need to recognize it and accept it and yourself.