The Ground

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“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.” ― Leonardo da Vinci An artist must create a background. No matter musician, painter, writer, dancer or actor, we all must have a background, a beginning;…

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Simple Things

“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.” ― Henry David Thoreau Simple. Such a word has so many meanings. The word itself speaks to the heart in a way that not many others can. But what […]

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The Art of Line

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The line that describes the beautiful is elliptical. It has simplicity and constant change. It cannot be described by a compass, and it changes direction at every one of its points. ~ Rudolf Arnheim We are all welcome here, within the art of line. The line is full of motion.…

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Source

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“Because when I dream, I feel no fear, And when I am fearless, I am my most creative self.” ― Nikki Rowe I, like many other artists, often find myself staring at a blank canvas wondering where to start, how to begin, where to place the brush or which angle…

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