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Hugh Laidman – Drawing – A Fundamental

Last week, I found a hidden treasure in the book section of a second hand store. The book, entitled “Animals: How to Draw Them” was written by Hugh Laidman (published by E.P. Dutton in 1975). I had never heard of … Continue reading

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Sometimes Competition Can Help Us Grow

Some artists avoid juried art shows and competitions because they believe the art community should be cooperative and supportive. Others avoid it out of fear of rejection or loss. However, there is another way to relate to these. These events … Continue reading

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Great Resource On Jewelry Styles History

Great Resource On Jewelry Styles History http://ow.ly/bNY9R

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Peter Clark’s Incredible Collages

Originally posted on Nicole Belopotosky:
Using found paper as his palette, artist Peter Clark creates intricate three-dimensional collages. He shades with density of print and creates substance and movement with lines plucked from old maps or manuscripts he finds in…

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Art of Journal Writing

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Perhaps it is something that many of us had done during our younger days or as one of our school assignments. Maybe we have gotten quite older, and some of us felt that…

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If you love iris and lilies (click title for slideshow)

If you love iris and lilies,whether you want to grow them or paint them. There is a wonderful farm called Horton’s Iris Farm in Loomis, CA

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Paint Outdoors in Sacramento Area

Paint Outdoors in Sacramento Area Now that the weather is getting warm and dry, if you enjoy painting outdoors or would like to try it and you are in the region of Sacramento, California, this group may interest you. They … Continue reading

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