Let's Make 2015 The Year We All Start Painting

December 8, 2014 2:48 PM

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Let's Make 2015 The Year We All Start Painting

Painting is easy, you just have to ask the right advisees. "Painting is just another way of keeping a diary," Picasso proclaimed. "Painting is self-discovery," said Jackson Pollock. "Painting is easy when you don't know how," Edgar Degas said, rather encouragingly. So why isn't there an easel and painter's palette in every home? Why didn't we follow in Bob Ross' footsteps years ago, and nudge amateur artists to pick up a brush and experiment with happy little trees?

In a new book titled Daily Painting, author and artist Carol Marine has written a short treatise on behalf of the medium. Paint small and often, she encourages in her 182-page tome, part how-to, part history lesson. She outlines the power of daily painting, the materials to get your started, the tip...

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