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Happy Thanksgiving

Life is being wasted.  The human family is not having half the fun that is its due, not making the beautiful things it would make, and each one is not as good news to the other as he might be, just because we are educated off our natural track.   335 more words

A Second Watercolor over the Holiday

After all, the goal is not making art.  It is living a life.  Those who live their lives will leave the stuff that is really art.   228 more words

“What we need is more sense of the wonder of life, and less of the business of..."

“What we need is more sense of the wonder of life, and less of the business of making a picture.”

― Robert Henri, painter, teacher, American



Quand l'artiste vit / When the artist is alive

“Quand, en chacun de nous, l’artiste vit sa vie… il invente, furète, ose, s’exprime. Il intéresse les autres. Il dérange, contrarie, clarifie et aide à mieux se situer.” 42 more words

The Call / L'appel

Real Life in Pastel

When I first returned to the Seattle area, I was enrolled at Seattle Community College for an art minor. I studied under the talented Tatiana Garmendia… 207 more words

Art Doodles

La trace d'un passage / A footprint

“L’art n’est jamais qu’une trace — l’empreinte laissée sur son passage qui montre que l’on est passé par là, avec courage et dans un grand bonheur.” 36 more words

Renewed Awareness / Une Conscience Renouvelée

Edward Hopper

[1]The artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is hard to classify. We think of Hopper as a modern painter. However, he continues a trend in American painting going back to William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. 787 more words