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If you say grace tomorrow, you could do worse than to thank God for our freedoms as illustrated by #NormanRockwell  so many years ago. #HappyThanksgiving  from my house to yours!
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Roosevelt called for freedom worldwide. Norman Rockwell's paintings were so distinctly American, however, that they came to
represent us. Freedom from Want, c. 1941-45,
Norman Rockwell, courtesy National Archives at College Park I had a painting teacher who...
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A person who is ‘above’ money is completely out of touch with his own society. He doesn’t communicate; he proclaims. That means he doesn’t have to listen, and that's terrible for art. #businessofart   #arthistory   #Enlightenment  
Yes, art is a business
Yes, art is a business
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Yes, art is a business
The problem with worshiping
genius is that for every Albert Einstein, there’s an Adolf Hitler. Aristocratic Heads on Pikes, authorship unknown Yesterday, a reader sent me an
interview with painter Larry Poons. It was in The Art Newspaper as part of the
run-...
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Yes, art is a business
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A short primer on oil-painting brushes for the plein air painter. #MondayMorningArtSchool   #learntopaint   #workshop  
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Monday Morning Art School: what do different brushes do? (Part 1)
The best way to learn about your brushes is to experiment, but meanwhile, here's a handy guide to oil painting brushes. Plein air painters
usually favor hog’s bristle brushes. These are far less expensive than softer
hairs like sable. They are the only brus...
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"Take this painting and call me in the morning." Britain unveils a scheme for using art to cure what ails us. #art   #arttherapy   #loneliness  
Prozac or painting, my friend?
Prozac or painting, my friend?
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Prozac or painting, my friend?
Peppermint tea with a serving
of art and music might be just what the doctor orders. The Three Graces, by Carol L. Douglas, courtesy Camden Falls Gallery I gave my head cold to my husband. Since we were scheduled
to have a snowstorm this morning, I decided ...
Prozac or painting, my friend?
Prozac or painting, my friend?
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People have formulas for what "counts" as plein air for jurying, but where does realism or intention fit in? #pleinair   #jurying   #businessofart  
Is it still plein air?
Is it still plein air?
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Is it still plein air?
When do your touch-ups
cross a line and make your work a studio painting? Autumn, by Carol L. Douglas Earlier this season, a reader asked me
what I do with work that doesn’t sell at plein air events. Most artists use this work to sell elsewhere.
Occasionall...
Is it still plein air?
Is it still plein air?
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