American realist painter and draftsman Christopher Gallego (b. New York 1959) pairs intense observation with direct technique to bring simple everyday objects and spaces, typically his surroundings, to life.
Red Bartlett Pear Oil on board, 6 x 7 in. Christopher Gallego April 12, 2019 6 Comments Sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? The ultimate dream job. A job where you paint all day, travel whenever you want and are adored by thousands of fans. And you can even make a little money at it too. What a completely idyllic lifestyle. It […]
You work your butt off, spend a fortune on art books and workshops, and log in more museum hours than the people who work there.
And still, you feel stuck.
Why is this happening to you and why is it happening now?
Read the post to find out why and what you can do about it.
Artists are a particularly worrisome bunch. We worry about everything,"Is my work good enough, will it be seen and appreciated, am I making any progress, will lesser talents get more recognition, can I ever measure up to the great masters?"