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Things To Consider In A New Art Studio

Moving into a new art studio? Decisions, decisions, decisions! Getting a building ready for a new art gallery is a cornucopia of choices and decisions. Here are some of the ones I’ve had to make so far: Is the roof in good shape? Are there rooms that need to be opened up and walls brought […]

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My Torrid Love Affair Revisited

It started off gently enough. I loved to caress and peruse the surface. Even the musky smell was attractive to me but somewhere along the way it became an addiction. North Light Book club started me on the path to art book mania many years ago and I just kept going. I now have an […]

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Gesso 1: What Is Gesso

Gesso is used in artwork as a preparation for any number of substrates such as wood panels, canvas and sculpture as a base for paint and other materials that are applied over it. In the past we used Rabbits skin glue or gypsum. Now we use calcium carbonate in a latex base. Works on a […]

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Art Journaling

Art Journaling

Have you ever felt the need to chronicle the daily events of your life? Is a daily art journal (art journaling) a good practice for you? One of the benefits of being an artist is that it allows you an excuse to observe life more closely. It gives you meditative and contemplative time. You are […]

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Keith Urban and No plan B

I just finished meeting Keith Urban, whose career I have been following since the early 2000’s, and I am still so excited. Why? I love the lyrics of his music, his incredible guitar playing and his entire demeanor but what I admire most about him is his resilience as a human being. Keith had a […]

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