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Fight Your Way Through

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in Art Links

A video that creative people need to watch - especially if you are new into art. And it's good to review this later on too! Just 2 minutes...

4 Artists Paint a Tree

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Creativity

TreeWalt Disney narrates a great example of how the views of a single object can be drastically different from one artist to the next.The four artists that are featured: Walt Peregoy, Marc Davis, Eyvind Earle, and Josh Meador, take on the task of drawing the exact same tree with very different approaches. Each of their styles adds something different and amazing to their finished products.

Check out the video at this link:  Four Artists Paint a Tree

A Gentle Spirit

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Creativity

This painting will be available at The Art Centre, Westmount Mall, London, ON Jan 16 to Jan 23, 2015. Acrylic - 24 x 24 - "A Gentle Spirit"

Acrylic painting by Cheryl O

  • Cheryl O    |  Jan 22, 2015

    Photo reference thanks to Ainslie G of Paint My Photo.

Grief and Happiness

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 in Quotable

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  • Brenda @ It's A Beautiful Life    |  Jan 17, 2015

    This is beautiful! What a lovely idea to combine your favourite quotes to your art pieces. I had been already thinking about taking some of my nature photographs and adding suitable quotes for my blog and Facebook. I feel inspired to go play!

    My first time here... enjoyed my little visit.

    Wishing you glimpses of 'heaven' in unexpected places....
    Brenda

The Artist's Brain

Posted on Jan 12, 2015 in Creativity

Many of us talk to ourselves. I suspect that more creative folk do this more often. It's not a bad thing. The vast majority of our thinking happens on a subconscience level. Verbalizing is helpful for clarifying and, at times, problem solving too. What follows is a conversation that a painter may have with herself. Can you relate to this? Do you talk to yourself?

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