My husband and I are both painters –
I am surprised it took us so long to do this..
It Begins: A Collaborative Painting from Richard and Michele Bledsoe
It’s surprising it’s taken us so long to do this.
My wife Michele Bledsoe and I are both painters, but very different kinds of painters.
We do share a studio in our home. We’ve spent countless hours together making art. We work back to back, with the stereo in the middle to play inspirational music.
She sits at her easel. I pace around in front of mine.
Michele uses tiny soft brushes. I use big house painting brushes for much of my work.
She discovers her imagery through stream of consciousness dreaming. I am replicating the vision I was assigned.
She likes to focus on one work at a time, and linger over it. I have multiple pieces going at once, at different stages of completion, and I compulsively push them towards resolution.
Michele doesn’t know what she is going…
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