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What will keep you going throughout a long painting career?

At the beginning of your career in Art, you aren't likely to be thinking about its end. All you want is to get as good at making art, your art, as you possibly can. As long as I can remember, a famous quote about Art thrummed in my head.

Today, I looked it up. In Latin it reads as 'Ars longa, vita…

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Art Speaks to the Future


We marvel at the pyramids of ancient Egypt and wonder how and why they were made. Answers come only from the art and crafts left behind...

Heiroglyph and cuneiform characters, carved into stone pillars called stele, name the kings who ordered the work. Some stele name the architects who designe…

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The Surprising Secret about How to Find Your Unique Painting Style


The Surprising Secret about How to Find Your Unique Painting Style

How to find the word best suited to the artwork you create is a secret hiding right out in the open. It is something so obvious, so familiar to all of us, that we simply overlook it. During my long career as both artist and gall…

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What is Addictive, Irresistible, Satisfying and Won't Make You Fat?

The process of creating something that did not exist before you put brush to canvas or fingers to keyboard. That's my answer to...

It's well said: 'If there's any way, short of shooting yourself, to stop you from writing a book, do that thing!' That famous directive hasn't made a dent in the product…

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