Author Archives: yanke

To See

While I was painting a couple of days ago, I asked myself, “Why?” Why do I continue to work, to struggle with my process? It’s something I have to do! When in the zone, I see related shapes, I see … Continue reading

An artist?

10/16/12: The proverbial glass–half full or half empty, it’s how you see it; so it is with an artist. I see my world as an integrated whole. Light acts as a unifier; light falling across a scene will reflect the … Continue reading


07/20/12: It is my expression, my imagery.  To maintain integrity, to meet the challenge, I must trust my inner vision.  It is my sense of balance, of movement, of intention; and yes, even today, it is still a battle to … Continue reading

The Journey

Am I an artist? Unequivocally, yes. Have I always been able to acknowledge this? Continue reading