Category Archives: Art

A Quick Note On Creativity

      No Comments on A Quick Note On Creativity

First, a quick apology for being absent so long from my blog.  It’s been almost 11 months since my husband, Ron, passed away, and I have to say that it’s taken all this time for me to start feeling, well, ready to go on with my life. Now the quick note on creativity:  have you ever felt that “if only”… Read more »

The Voice Of The Artist

      No Comments on The Voice Of The Artist

Today I happened to look up “Fra Angelico” on Google. Fra Angelico was an Italian painter and monk in the late 1300s – mid 1400s. Anyone who’s ever done an art history course has at least heard of him – his paintings are all over the place, including St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. I found several biographies of Fra Angelico… Read more »

Respect Your Art

      2 Comments on Respect Your Art

A couple of words of wisdom to all aspiring visual artists out there – learned the hard way: 1) USE TOP-NOTCH MATERIALS. When I was starting out, including when I was studying Fine Arts in university (more on that later), I used the cheapest materials I could find. In fact, in art classes I was actually told to use large… Read more »