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Outdoor painting indoors

Outdoor painting indoors
Painting outdoors indoors at the Dispatch Home and Garden Show.

Art, money and why personal finance is personal

Art, money and why personal finance is personal
 “There is no judgement in budget... be honest… don’t budget for “the ideal version of yourself.”

“Start painting what you love.” An interview with artist Steven Walker

“Start painting what you love.” An interview with artist Steven Walker
 “Start painting what you love and don’t worry about painting to make money or please others. Paint like the bills and loans don’t matter. Paint without fear but with passion for crying out loud, you only live once.”

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Copying the masters is a common way for artists to learn, but this was a new and fantastic experience for me. I tried one of my favorites, “Sunflowers in the Windstorm” by Emil Nolde at the Columbus Museum of Art. 

 

Five questions for a gallery director: an interview with Mary Gray

Five questions for a gallery director: an interview with Mary Gray
"My first recommendation to an emerging artist is connect, connect, connect."