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2013 - Year in Review

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My word for 2013 was "Perform".  Perform in the sense of action.  I, no doubt, had a lot of action this year.  I built my website, put products for sale via Etsy, Fine Art America, Zazzle and created my own online store for my website. I ventured into acrylic painting, creating four pieces of art.  Two small 8" x 10 paintings and two large 18" x 24" paintings.  I tried  new crayons that are water-soluble and drew an elephant with graphite and charcoal. I entered into a couple of contests, Lilla Rogers' Global Talent Search and Light, Time, Space -...

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Art Class & Rules

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Art class is a love/hate relationship for me.  I know, sounds strange coming from an artist.  Let me explain. The first nine years of my education, in elementary school, art was part of our curriculum.  We learned drawing, painting, collage, stained glass using tissue paper, and pottery to name a few.  It was my absolute favorite class.  My elementary school was very small.  We had an 8th grade graduating class of 18 kids, which meant we basically knew no one in our freshman class of 416 students.  I was extremely timid and shy, too much of a scaredy cat to...

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