I Intuitive painting is a process in which you come to the canvas with no expectations at all. It is a place where you get out of your head and into your inner self and just start expressing yourself through color, line, value, and mark. In this way, you express your inner feelings. As you continue to paint, the painting tells you what it wants to be and you let it become. It is always a mystery!
There is so much to explore in the paintings of Florida-based artist Candy Schultheis. The colors and composition are simply beautiful, flawless and captivating. Read what the Artist say about her creations.
Sometimes a painting tells you right from the beginning what it wants to be. That’s how it was with this piece. The images appeared right away but the mood developed slowly.
At the time I was painting this piece there had been a lot on the news about the environment and changes being made to our laws. My love for nature and how I want to leave this planet was all I could think of while randomly making marks on my canvas. I am not surprised at what images appeared!
This piece to me is stepping into a dream, a fantasy world. An escape from reality, maybe?
In intuitive painting, your feelings come out on the canvas. I realized while painting this piece that I had been feeling alone, in a land of beauty, my leaves feeling ready to sprout.
The sereneness of this painting comes from how I have always felt in nature. The mood brings me back to the days of cross-country skiing by the light of a full moon. Peace.
The beauty of nature! Let’s preserve it! It’s a gift! It seems like every time I think these thoughts and have these feelings they pour out onto my canvas in trees and waterfalls, flowers and bushes.
I painted this little piece on a very rainy day. It comes as no surprise that this is what I was feeling.
Buildings representing stability, floating in the water. An unsteady feeling in our world? But with the sun, a new day there is always hope.
We were in the midst of planning a trip to hike several Georgia waterfalls. It’s no wonder this scene appeared on my canvas.
We have all had day’s we were happy to have over. This piece was started on one of those days but finished on the next. The movement of the piece leads you up to the blue sky clearing in the distance, a place of hope.
I started this piece by writing with black paint all across my canvas, I intend to paint an abstract landscape over and over. I turned my canvas and started painting, not giving it another thought for the first 2 hours. When I stood back, alas, an abstract landscape was in the making!