Write Up The Road

Frida Kahlo

On this International Women’s Day 2023, I’d like to quote Frida Kahlo: “I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.” Every artist, ultimately, must paint their own reality, whether in their art or in their life. Where’s your brush? A.R. Tist #onedimensionalartist

Winter stinks, man

Definitely not cool, especially when people have their water pipes freeze and break, or the internet go out, or all their power just fizzle. I realize we’ve made Mother Nature totally furious with us, and I can’t blame her for wanting to demand we pay attention to the trash job we’ve done on our planet. …

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Dibs on the dabs

“You know artists – some daubs here, a dab there, and a line or two. But you’re still supposed to stay in the frame and not get paint on the wall. WHAT ?!?!? That’s not being creative, in my canvas. Unless you have paint on your elbows and over the Sherwin-Williams, you’re not really trying. …

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