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The High Cost of Ignorance

What are five things you wish you had learned earlier in life? Everyday I am learning new things. A couple posts ago I mentioned the shortcuts some artists take that’s pretty much akin to a vocalist lip-synching at a concert. … Continue reading

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What IS Art?

The Artist This has been a very revealing week for me. Earlier, while reading posts to the Portrait Painters LinkedIn site, I found out some artists trace their work, then paint. I suppose it’s okay as long as the client … Continue reading

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What should we do with talent?

Where does talent come from?   I won’t try to pull a fast one on my readers or string them along with scientific studies (though many are interesting). I can only say,“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from … Continue reading

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How do You Know You’re Right?

Seeing art from the viewer’s eyes- So, I’m painting a seascape – rather fun. I feel my blood pressure lowering with each stroke I apply. But I know not to rely on my immediate satisfaction. Sometimes in art I will … Continue reading

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What do you value?

We just passed the season of gifts and giving. What was your favorite gift? My husband and I had the privilege of spending time with both our children and their families. That’s priceless. You only have a set time to … Continue reading

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