• Inadequacy and style

    3 monthes ago - By Art With a Needle

    Last week on Hyperallergic, the daily e-newsletter about edgy art, I found an interesting cartoon , a recurring feature by CM Campbell about "How to Draw a Black Guy." In two minutes you can get much to chew on about cartooning, race relations and artist doubt. But what I liked the most was his almost-at-the-end conclusion.
    "That's why you should never force style. It's just inadequacy combined with practice."
    What a profound and true statement! As I look at my own art practice, I see so many examples of inadequacy combined with practice. Probably the most blatant is that I can't do...
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