Here’s a seed — I hope you will enjoy what blossoms on these pages — a taste of some paintings I did, beginning in Dallas and through the here and now.
When I first began painting ay Pigment School of the Arts. I felt . . . OH so rusty, incompetent, dull, OLD and HOMESICK. Plus, most gals there were about twenty years younger and so very accomplished!
But the instructor — dear Tori was — is — the definition of an encourager! And all the fellow students became treasured companions for the what I call the Dallas decade — more about that in another post!
The Art Class
The first acrylic painting — seed packets beside cracked old pots, without much good soil just woke me up. So in that Dallas decade, some seeds were planted, and flourished with friendship and “tutoring.”
I picked up some skills, and confidence — and a way of seeing that has steadied me — especially in the past 2 and 1/2 years. As you [may] know —I’ve gone about over-board with the paintings . . . But I hope what I share will brighten your day and encourage your heart in the next several posts:
Art is pictures straight from the heart
~Ben, 7th grade
Los Cerros Middle School, Danville, California, posted by teacher Bunki Kramer to Getty ArtsEdNet, 1999 The Quote Garden
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