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Alex Ferree
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Alex is a trained illustrator who has chosen to focus on comics, cartooning, painting, and storytelling. He takes examples and lessons learned from his life experience and relationship with God to enrich others. He believes that stories carry a heavier weight than dry academic learning.
Alex is a trained illustrator who has chosen to focus on comics, cartooning, painting, and storytelling. He takes examples and lessons learned from his life experience and relationship with God to enrich others. He believes that stories carry a heavier weight than dry academic learning.

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A Disciplined Illustrator
Since I decided to make this site about illustrating most exclusively I had a vision of providing information directly from my experiences as an illustrator. Unlike prior posts here and posts on the sister site TheOWLE.Wordpress.com this information is neit...
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Wise Artists
Grasping for wisdom is hard. Wisdom is both intellectual and spiritual. Knowledge stays with you in your mind. It is remembering. Wisdom is driven from your heart to your mind. You can know something in 2 ways. When you know with your mind, it is knowledge....
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Wisdom AND Knowledge
I have been experiencing a shift in my thinking over the last 5 years. A lot of it has come reading the book of Proverbs written mostly by King Solomon and his cohorts. Before, I thought that knowledge was enough to get by in life. Knowledge is accumulated ...
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Story Is Uncomplicated
Story... There is something profoundly inspiring in simplicity. Life is rarely simple, but as humans our goals and missions are simple. We do not complicate our desires. It is either that we want something or we do not want it. A story is the path from the ...
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Where Do Solutions Come From?
I want to clarify some points on learning, giving, submission, and position and how being where you are at now can be an advantage where you will go next. Six years ago when I was laid off, I had a hard time disciplining myself to find a job. Each week, my ...
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Skills That No One Else Will Ever Attain
At my day job I often struggle with the conflict of within me. Why am I not doing what I know I can do best at? The answer that I often believe is that: I am not doing art, because I have not worked hard enough or smart enough or taken more risks. Perhaps t...
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Art and Pain
I am on this journey toward a somewhat ambiguous goal: to serve the world with art. I don't much have a desire to save the world, but to leave it a little better than what it was when I entered. With God's grace, this is possible. So, I get frustrated with ...
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A Lesson From Walt Disney's Life
Recently, I went through a biography of Walt Disney. He was eventually an epic success, but before that and for most of his life he was an epic failure. At first no one wanted what he had to offer -innovation in cartoon animation. Once people loved what he ...
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Fueling A Passion For Creating Art
It's been almost a year since I last posted. I'd have to say things have changed in significant ways. I have come from saying "Well maybe, God wants me to create art for a living" to "It's becoming more obvious every day that I am on the right path." This n...
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Faith Art Show Submissions Taken Until May 8
Faith Art Show Extended Submission Date. 
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