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Happy to be in Artfest Midwest this weekend in Des Moines--Varied Industries Bldg, Iowa State Fairgrounds. If you're in central Iowa, come in and visit. I'd love to see you there.
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Frida Kahlo painted her pain.
Feeding on Her Pain
Feeding on Her Pain
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I once wanted to be an editorial cartoonist...
Editorial Drawing and Cartooning
Editorial Drawing and Cartooning
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Favorite Art Books 13
Several years ago I reviewed How to Draw , an excellent text by Scott Roberson and Thomas Bertling as one of my favorite art books. That particular book provides absolutely solid information on how to draw most objects (not faces or figures) and how to do i...
Favorite Art Books 13
Favorite Art Books 13
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Repin's work isn't the only one that's been attacked.
Attacking Art
Attacking Art
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Attacking Art
Ilya Repin, "Ivan and His Son Ivan" 1885 This week, besides politics, a big news story was an attack on a painting. A famous painting by the 19th century Russian master, Ilya Repin, was seriously damaged by a drunken man a few days ago. According to the sto...
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Attacking Art
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Drawing? Or Sketching?
The words "drawing" and "sketching" are commonly used as synonyms. Yet they actually do denote different things. A visual sketch is usually meant to be a quickly-made image intended as a visual notation or impression and may comprise only a few shapes or li...
Drawing? Or Sketching?
Drawing? Or Sketching?
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Sketching in Florida
Florida Sketches
Florida Sketches
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Florida Sketches
We've just returned from a few days visiting family in central Florida. For those not familiar with spring weather patterns there, lets just say "rainy." The temperatures weren't bad--highs in the middle 80s--but the humidity was almost never below 90 perce...
Florida Sketches
Florida Sketches
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