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New ART MONDAY!
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"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others." -Pericles What a busy week! New brushstrokes, new art lessons, LOTS going on! Let's begin with my own art practice this past week. I continue to contemplate Monuments and how I want to represent them, how I feel about them. It's tricky because I don't want to JUST paint what I see. I'm striving to share the soul of the place with you, the viewer. These Monuments are beautifully warm and energetic landscapes...the dance between them, my brush,...
Contemplating Monuments, New Work Monday!
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Contemplating Monuments "Go outside...amidst the simple beauty of nature...and know that as long as places like this exist, there will be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be." Anne Frank My life has been a whirlwind of teaching, traveling, and art-business these last few weeks. But I have finally found my way back to the easel. Not nearly enough hours with paintbrush in hand, YET! But space, time, and contemplation are a part of the painting journey. [gallery ids="1481,1482,1483,1484,1487,1476"] What is a MONUMENT?! I often need Webster's help to dig up a simple definition...this one was...