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Understanding art

An analysis of Alain de Botton’s take on art

What is art for? This is the monumental subject considered by Alain de Botton in his latest video for… 788 more words

Learnings

Creative Writing, Reviews and How-To Articles

This image above is from a how-to article that I wrote from Craft Found, one of the Hub Garden sites.  It specifically focuses on scrapbooking techniques that can be incorporated into mixed media art on canvas.   587 more words

Art

why art should be taught

a society that cuts off education in science will lose innovation and technological advancement.  a society that cuts off education in the arts will lose creative problem solving and personal advancement.  450 more words

Artist's Life

Pick a Card, Any Card

Greeting to all in Blogville.  I have had to make so many cards lately for so many different occasions, and my stash was depleted, so I had to go back to the drawing board.   105 more words

Technique

the nude in nature

the nude in nature, two subjects i find most complimentary.  nature, either unfettered or manicured, is a symbol of our interaction with the planet:  to appreciate a wild vista much effort must be expended to get there, to appreciate a cultivated space, much effort was expended to get it there.  323 more words

Artist's Life

On Change

I’ve been told that while most people enjoy finding their groove in life, I seek change. Before I heard that, I never really thought about it, but it stuck in my brain, fermenting. 472 more words

It’s Been A While

It’s been a while since I participated in the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge, it doesn’t mean I haven’t been stalking their blog for ideas and yesterday I had good intentions of getting a card entered, but the time difference doesn’t seem to compute inside my head. 122 more words

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