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Creative Edges

Last weekend, I taught a creativity workshop at a local art gallery.  Because the name of the art show on display was “Art on the Edge,” I decided to use that as a theme for the workshop.    “Edges” in art … Continue reading

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What Do You Call Your Creative Space?

I always loved the sound of the word atelier.  It means artist or designer studio or workshop and, for me, it conjures a special picture of what that space would look like.  My dream atelier would be a very large … Continue reading

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Caffeinated

I have exhibited a few of my abstract paintings at a gallery not too far from my home.   It’s always a lot of fun to see my work in a show.  But I wanted to stretch myself a bit, so … Continue reading

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Largest Painting So Far

I just finished the largest picture I’ve ever painted – 31 x 50!  Before that, my largest painting was 18 X 24.  My inspiration was a large brick wall on my screened in porch.  It’s been bare for as long … Continue reading

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Dream Space

I haven’t met an artist, or a business person for that matter, who doesn’t long for the perfect studio or office.  Most of us have a vision of our ideal work space where our ideas would flow, and we’d create … Continue reading

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Big Empty White Space

As you can see, I didn’t make my Thursday deadline, but I’m still here!  Life and blank page syndrome got in the way.     It happens to all of us at one time or another.  We go to our studio … Continue reading

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Simple Black Lines

I’ve always been fascinated by Sumi-e painting.   It’s gorgeous.  The paintings are elegant in their simplicity with a minimum of black lines used to depict animals, trees, birds, fish, and mountains.   These paintings take me to a land of tranquility where … Continue reading

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