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Few women paint in oils - why?

May 12, 2014

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?

February 10, 2012

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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