Zom Osborne

I dream of a world where humanity again lives as a child of Nature

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A Reason to Draw

A Reason to Draw

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Journal, practical art info, Random Drawings | 10 comments

Most people will say that they can’t draw. They are thinking of drawing as a way to create a picture that looks like whatever they were drawing. Most people don’t realise that there are lots of other reasons to draw. They are thinking only of drawing as a way to create a product, a drawing that looks good to hang on the wall or to show someone....

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will they Remember us

will they Remember us

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in All My Relations, Journal | 3 comments

“will they Remember us” has been sold and went today to its new home. I remembered that writing had come through about the work a while back,  but I hadn’t put it up on the site yet – so I wanted to. ~In the same way as I receive inspiration for an artwork, sometimes I receive words as well. The italics are the voice of the...

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This One Needs a Title

This One Needs a Title

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in All My Relations, Journal | 2 comments

I had to show you the finished work that I wrote about last week. The next day I went into the studio and almost right away I knew what I wanted to do. I was nervous, uncertain if the painting would be improved. But better to take a chance. On Facebook a friend said that he found the earlier version (below) too cold. He has yet to see the final painting. I...

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I am a Slow Artmaker

I am a Slow Artmaker

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 in Being an Artist, Journal | 4 comments

I wish I could show you my latest finished artwork, but there isn’t one. I canno believe how slowly I work. I work a lot, it isn’t that. I am in the studio 3-4 days a week, and I usually go from 9am until 3 or 4pm. I procrastinate about other things, but not making my art. It isn’t that. I am just slow. And now I am especially slow,...

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