When we watch an oil painting DVD we often watch the artist with great envy over his talent. We do not know anything about his/her wiring and what makes them tick. We watch and see them do paintings that may or may not be something we ourselves would enjoy the process of painting.So the expression, “I may not know art but I know what I like” probably is more applicable to artists than anybody.
On another note, you may like a certain look of painting, for example you might like super hyper realistic painting but you might find it too tedious to do it. What you like and what your actual experience in front of the easel is may not be compatible. But, most likely if you love something you will enjoy the painting process as well. Not always. And, the painting process is ultimately what counts because that is how you spend your life. Otherwise it’s just a bunch of paintings that you don’t own anyway because all you own is the process, not the painting. So the next artist oil painting DVD you watch see how you would feel painting not the painting but the process.Read More