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Philosophy has never been my strong suit.  I struggle at synthesizing disparate ideas and applying them to everyday life. As the saying goes, “it is all Greek to me.” That is not to say that I don’t appreciate philosophy.   317 more words


From The Esoteric To The Abstract, Is Art Too Difficult

Is art too hard for most people. I don’t think so. Art museums wouldn’t be one of the main attractions for tourism if art was too difficult. 394 more words

Art Work

Outside My Box - Color Dare #204

Have you had a chance to participate in one of the Color My Heart Color Dare challenges?  Even if you don’t link up I hope you’ll at least give our color combo’s a try.   244 more words

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Sweet Summertime - Color Dare #203

Welcome to another Friday and a brand new color dare challenge!  This week the Color Dare is to use the sweet colors of summer – Canary, Sorbet, Crystal Blue and White Daisy. 224 more words

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Get'em while you can

July marks the end of Close To My Heart’s 2015-16 Annual Inspirations book “life” and lots of products are retiring.  Among these are three of our Cricut cartridges so if you have been on the fence about getting them, you might want to consider getting one. 463 more words



If you do nothing else this summer go to this centenary exhibition that will never be repeated in your lifetime and has never been done before. 243 more words

Art History


The Oil Painting above (10″ x 8″ Canvas Board) is one I did this week over an existing painting which I had sanded down and applied a coat of Titanium White to.   177 more words