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Wakie’s art musings 1-27-17

Life, How good and how pleasant when God is our guide…..He has gifted each and everyone of us in a special way, with gifts that can be used to make life better for us & for our fellow man.  I am so grateful to have been gifted to paint, both for my enjoyment, and hopefully… read more

wakie’s art musings for today..Dec. 22, 2016

Want to have some fun?  If you’ve never tried it before, try using a large brush, Maybe a 2″ or larger.  It will free you up like you wouldn’t believe.  If it’s not for you, have you learned anything from the experience?  Try something new every now and then.  Have fun painting.

painting from memory versus life

Painting from memory has the advantage of getting the first impression of the artist, without attention to detail of the supporting surroundings.  However, painting from sketches and supporting photos allows the artist to get a more accurate likeness, but the art may lose  some of the excitement of the moment.     Doing a sketch… read more

SHOW

WE ARE PLANNING BIG FOR OUR SHOW COMING UP TOMORROW & SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12 & 13.  Hope to see you then.   

Art Musings July 29,2016

I am so happy and thankful.  John is celebrating his 89th birthday today.  When we got married he told me he had asked the lord for 30 months with me.  The Lord has given us 10 years, 7 months, and 10 wonderful days together.  John has been the most caring, thoughtful, kindest, most thankful, Christian… read more

Giving Back

I did my first Oil Painting about 61 years ago when I was only 19 years old.  I had married a commercial artist & he bought me a small wooden oil painting set.  He set up the first still life.  It was a coffee pot, an apple, and a sharp knife.  He would make a… read more

My Musings today

I felt it was my job to teach my students to see with the artist’s eye.  I would take them, for instance, outside to look at a tree.  Really look at  it and maybe then close their eyes and describe the tree to me.  Then I’d call their attention to the fact that the trunk… read more

Welcome!

This is a new adventure for me, but I love the joy of sharing my art with others so it shouldn’t be too difficult.  My satisfaction comes from creating and developing art, whatever the form, then being able to share that experience with others.

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