But quite soon I wanted to stop painting from pictures, it didn't feel like what I was supposed to paint. I wanted to paint without an example and not copying things. I didn't want to paint realistic anymore. I wanted to paint what I felt, to paint from inside is how I use to call it.
But how do you stop painting realistic and do you start painting from inside, intuitively?
How I found intuitive painting and MY STYLE
I have been reading so much, looking at so many Youtube video's from other artists, trying so many exercises from other artists and I did many challenges on Instagram.
All helped me to finally find my way in intuitive painting.
I say finally because it is something that comes with a lot of practice. By doing the work you develop a way of painting that becomes yours. But it takes time.
You often read that you have to make at least 100 paintings before your "signature" starts to show through. I can tell you I did, I made many hundreds of paintings.
And for me starting to learn how to paint intuitively was something that went hand in hand with finding my "signature" or call it my style.
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