Zom Osborne

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

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Why Would you Begin a Painting that you Knew Would Fail?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in Journal | 2 comments

Today I began a painting that I think has little chance of working. I have made plenty of paintings that didn’t work, that is just part of being an artist. One friend of mine,  who is very accomplished and recognised, said that he assumes a 10% failure rate. When he was younger that rate was much higher. 10% is pretty good. I do a fair bit of...

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Repurposed Game Pieces

Repurposed Game Pieces

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Journal, works In progress | 8 comments

  I have been teaching more than usual in the past few weeks, and I find that it takes my creative energy. This past week I have barely had the energy to go into my studio. My inspiration seems to be the last thing to return. But fortunately I already had started on these small pendants. I have been wanting to make some jewellery for myself, and am...

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