Author Archives: Loretta Secord

About Loretta Secord

an artist with maybe something to say

To art

To art or not.  I have not been here for awhile. Why, because I lost my passion to create, to be creative.  This last year I have been inspired again because of life’s moments. Life happens even when your not … Continue reading

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The Struggling artist

Tonight there I was in a room full of artists.  We were all there trying to improve the way we see, the way we express, and make what we do better.  During our break, as we discussed a new show … Continue reading

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who am I

This week I was asked “What kind of artist are you”. My response after pondering,  I am a modern traditionalist.  What does that mean? I love the traditional art and the modern art; I work hard to integrate both. Thinking … Continue reading

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In a Quandary

Where shall I begin.  As you all know I’ve been struggling with being creative. Good news.  I have been painting.  More paintings have come out of me in the last  six months than the last two years.  I have at … Continue reading

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as i sit

So some of you may not know, I am a gardener.  I have been working hard this year to make my place sing.  The fact of the matter is that it is not going to happen. Nature is not stupendous in … Continue reading

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Is the art good enough

I struggle with this all the time.  I paint a few new paintings and I’m so excited.  I feel I;ve finally made a painting that will touch people.  And then a while later I wonder what I was thinking. I’m … Continue reading

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Hitting the wall

This gallery contains 3 photos.

I never thought this would happen to me. I’ve hit the wall.  Last weekend, I spent two days in front of a 40x 40 canvas.  I knew the image I wanted to portray.  I did my homework, a small study.  … Continue reading

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moving on

So this is going to start differently.  Months ago I started having my nails done.  As time goes by I work harder at dressing better, looking better, taking more time with my hair. Then I connected this with my art. … Continue reading

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why and what do you paint

So as the artist do we paint to replicate. In this time of our lives, I would say no.  There are so many outstanding ways to replicate which has nothing to do with painting. As an artist we paint to … Continue reading

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Think about this

  ” Colour can be placed anywhere, as long as it is the right value and the right temperature”. Your painting is not a replication of a photograph. These copies of nature are a two-dimensional representation of our lives. Take a look … Continue reading

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