Chris Jehn's Profile
I don’t know you said it first but: “ART is learning to see”. As a visual artist I’m inspired by things around me, I especially look for patterns: the leaves on a tree, colors in the shadows, the layers of a landscape, how the light hits an object . . . it is all around you, look closely.
For me art is also a journey not a destination. Every time I paint I feel an almost spiritual connection to the universe; it is like I’m outside myself in a different sphere or “In the zone”. I loose track of time and where I am. Fortunately for me if I go too long my dog Sophie will come nudge me back to the here and now.
I am primarily a self taught artist and have always felt creative. I worked my way through college by teaching crafts at an arts and crafts store, everything from embroidery and macramé to tole painting and…
- Joined June 10, 2012