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I’m reading Anne Truitt’s Daybook: The Journal of an Artist. It’s a beautiful and very insightful portrayal of the artist at work. Truitt worked in several medias, and I believe her… 277 more words


Permission to Suck

There. I just gave it to you.

You have permission to suck.

It’s allowed, so start doing it.

When I ask people why they don’t try some sort of art after they’ve expressed interest in it, usually the response is, “Because I’m no good,” or, “Because I suck at it.” I am here to tell you that those are the worst reasons not to do something. 678 more words


I'm back....again

This is the 3rd time I’ve started this blog.  I just can’t seem to stick with it.  If you read down further you’ll see that the second time (or was it the third and this is the fourth??   157 more words


Saturday Evening...Art & Music...Life is Good

Saturday evening is coming on chilly and rainy and just really gorgeous. The windows have been open all day long in July! No need for air conditioning at all! 324 more words


I won't let them do that--

Today, all those horrible news made me feel this way: How can I draw cartoons?  I don’t create any political works and have no plan to do that in the future. 31 more words

Comic Strip

How to fight a critic.

It’s tempting to fight back against criticism. But where does it get you?

Take Manet, the father of Impressionism. Outraged by a critic’s attack, he challenged him to a duel. 352 more words


Windows and Movement. When thinking about my process, windows and movement are the two common denominators behind my writing.

I have a desk, but I associate the desk with work, the office, homework, school, and studying. 777 more words