Robert Henri says 'After all, the goal is not making art. It is living a life. Those who live their lives will leave stuff that is really art. Art is a result. It is a trace of those who have led their lives.'
We can only keep trying!!
Shortly after writing this I came across a newspaper cutting from over 20 years ago, with the same image shown - in it's first stage!! Yes, we can only keep trying!!
Painting is a Hard Wired Blog
New Zealand Artist
"Colour is the influence of the soul: colour is a keyboard, the eyes are the hammers and the soul is the piano with many strings. The artists the hand that plays, touching one key or another purpose fully, to create vibrations of the soul".