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artist homework: get ready for more support

After writing The Proper Care and Feeding of your Artist last week I realized that if we artists are going to ask for more support from friends and family we need to define our terms. 303 more words


The proper care and feeding of your artist

Lately I’ve read a number of posts from artists who wish their family and friends were more supportive of their lives as artists. This got me thinking … perhaps part of the problem is that our loved-ones aren’t always sure how to offer the right kind of help and support. 539 more words


summer (now that it's here)

“Summer afternoon-summer afternoon;to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” – Henry James

It’s July 1st today; my kid has started camp; summer has officially begun. 144 more words


ideas are elusive things

Catch a Little Rhyme
By Eve Merriam

Once upon a time
I caught a little rhyme

I set it on the floor
but it ran right out the door… 91 more words


show frenzy (+ a recommendation)

In the final stretch of prepping for my print show (whew!) I’m hanging the show on Thursday morning and then we’re open for business. Please do come anytime in June to see the art and have a coffee. 114 more words

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