Trying something new

One benefit of being an artist, or poet, or writer or pursuing any other creative inspiration (and that includes cake decorating, being a chef or photographer – the labels are endless) is you get to try out many different forms of self-expression. Above is a ‘Mirage’ as the maker called it, using collage, paint, wood …

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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

A colorful life

“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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