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Now and Later

  • Posted 23rd January 2024, 10:19 pm
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Now and Later

I haven't painted a single thing in eight weeks. I have a studio but nothing going on in there. Why?

Sometimes life just gets in the way.

Several months ago my grown children moved out of my home. One bought a home and the other got a job a couple of states away. These surprize events left space in our home available for other uses. One became my next studio, while

Inspiration: To Be or...?

  • Posted 20th January 2024, 11:36 pm
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Inspiration: To Be or…?

How do you find inspiration? Where does that come from? Is Inspiration needed to create art?

Personally, I've found that 'inspiration', what ever that is, comes after I have begun to work. Rarely is it the reason I begin. In this, I remember the Picasso statement, "I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else." To me that seems closer to the reality

My, How Time Goes By!

  • Posted 10th January 2024, 12:25 am
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My How Time Goes By!

This is the second blog I've added on this re-launched site, and it is now more than a week past a year since my last blog post!

I'm not keeping up too well.

The primary evidence of that is that the website (as of today 1-09-24) has not been publically opened. Of course when you read this, that will have changed. We'll see if things go better from here on out

To Begin… Again

  • Posted 2nd January 2023, 10:32 pm
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To Begin… Again.

Just a word to begin the launch of this new website… actually, it's not new, although the site has been un-updated or offline for quite some time.

Some of this has to do with my previous webhost but more because of those people who forgot they were a guests on my website and decided to hijack space on my forum to advertise their particular agenda. In the end it is