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Few women paint in oils - why?

I'm a woman who paints in oils and here's a question I've pondered, over the decades of my career: why do so relatively few women choose this medium? Now, I may have the answer...

In the chronicles of Art, the female practitioner appears only in the last few hundred years. Much can be made of this …

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Writer's Block - How Can Artists Avoid Running Out of Ideas and Make Great Paintings?

People who give private art lessons say the question they most dread from their students is: 'What shall I paint?' Even professional artists sometimes run out of ideas and are faced with the same question. I've never had that problem. So, am I some kind of a genius?

Oh boy, I know the answer to that…

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