Michelle Bernard's Profile
I seem to have been born a perfectionist, and believed there was no room for mistakes in this world. My art is the antithesis of that. Although it has been a long, arduous journey, I have discovered that it’s okay to make mistakes...to be messy...to have fun and enjoy what you’re doing. I now understand how to play and be free. My style is a visual expression of this fearlessness.
When working on a project, the process or piece may evolve, but I enjoy that unpredictability. Nothing is written in stone! There is no manual! You don’t have to follow directions! And you can change your mind! I make mistakes and I can fix them. It took me years to believe that about my art.
Conversely, I can labor over a piece for hours, weeks or months. I evaluate every feature and carefully choose exactly what objects get placed and where, so that I can create just…
- Born on July 19
- Joined May 19, 2010