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Making art from a wheelchair

Chuck Close, in conversation,  describes his working process.  His interviewer is a particularly excellent interviewer and art commentator (and Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts) – the knowledgeable and always watchable  208 more words

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Artist in Crisis - advice

“Crisis is a sieve which separates out the wheat from the chaff – It will play a decisive role in who keeps working and who falls by the wayside.”

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Generating and Holding on to Ideas

“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work. And the belief that things will grow out of the activity itself and that you will — through work — bump into other possibilities and kick open other doors that you would never have dreamt of if you were just sitting around looking for a great art . 341 more words


Chuck Close inspired project

Chuck Close is an American artist with an amazing story! He went through SO much in his life and overcame to become a well known, quadriplegic, portrait artist. 85 more words


Quilt Show

Although my previous post about the Salute to Texas Quilt Show seemed like it was all about me, that was not my intention.
I was just in shock and totally flabbergasted about the Honorable Mention. 492 more words


Grade 6 - Chuck Close

This artwork focused on the American artist Chuck Close. Now a number of the learners at our school (as at any school) have great obstacles that they have and will have to overcome in their lives. 190 more words

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