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Art Work Procedure

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Art Work Procedure

      I don't try to make the creative process a mystery but in a way it is. For the last several years I have been creating colorful abstract art. Now I am incorporating collage and digital elements into my work. I believe it provides my work more depth and substance. It seems like I have to always be moving into new dimensions of artistic expression.  The whole idea of using your hands and mind in harmony and letting the process guide me brings on recurrent moments of joy that only the art making process can bring out.

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How my Artwork is Evolving

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How my Artwork is Evolving

During the lockdown I have had an extraordinary amount of time to develop my art making process

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3 Reasons Why Collage Has Become My Favorite Art Form

3 Reasons  Why Collage Has Become My Favorite Art Form

A collage may sometimes include  bits of colored or handmade papers, portions of other artwork or texts, photo's or any other source material glued to a piece of paper or canvas. The origins of collage can be traced back hundreds of years, but this technique made a dramatic reappearance in the early 20th century as an art form of novelty. Here are my 3 reasons why I love collage 1. I have a better jumping off point when I use found objects to start a piece. You start with a foundation other than a blank canvas. 2. A collage requires you...

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Art On A Pedestal

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Art On A Pedestal

Many people value art strictly by the fame of an artist or the value of a particular work of art.  Artists like myself make art because we want to or have to because of a burning desire inside our soul to push work out that needs to be made.

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Seven Top Tips for Mindful Living

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Seven Top Tips for Mindful Living

By deliberately practicing mindfulness every day, you strengthen your minds ability to be more aware and awake.

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