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Reply #75 on: March 09, 2015, 08:15:53 PM
Great pen work Sharon  :clap:
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Reply #76 on: March 09, 2015, 08:48:57 PM
Great work, Sharon :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #77 on: March 09, 2015, 09:55:40 PM
 O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #78 on: March 10, 2015, 02:40:02 AM
great pen work Sharon  O0 enjoy your vacation  O0  you too robin  O0
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Reply #79 on: March 10, 2015, 05:48:24 AM
 :thankyou: Natalie, Liana, Dennis, Val and Jennylynn! This pen and ink series of lessons are wonderful!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #80 on: March 10, 2015, 07:00:35 AM
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Reply #81 on: March 11, 2015, 09:22:07 AM
Thanks, Jill!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #82 on: March 11, 2015, 11:56:31 AM
Sharon - I am so impressed with your PNI drawings.  They are absolutely wonderful.  You are such a great artist.

Sherri
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Reply #83 on: March 11, 2015, 12:45:38 PM
Thanks Sherri - I really appreciate you saying that. I've been told A few "established" artists in Sacramento are telling folks I'm not a "real" artist because I haven't been classically trained (since I didn't go to an art college.). Getting compliments from artists on PB makes me feel so much better about myself.
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #84 on: March 11, 2015, 01:14:29 PM
Well, poop on those who think that way. :thumbdown: 

Your sales say you are a REAL artist!   Your work speaks for itself.

aloha

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Reply #85 on: March 11, 2015, 03:14:18 PM
Thanks, Mea!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #86 on: March 11, 2015, 04:05:27 PM
Thanks Sherri - I really appreciate you saying that. I've been told A few "established" artists in Sacramento are telling folks I'm not a "real" artist because I haven't been classically trained (since I didn't go to an art college.). Getting compliments from artists on PB makes me feel so much better about myself.

 >:(

...just ugh!
Jealousy and insecurity knows no boundries!

Keep on shining Sharon and leave them in the dust!
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Be an encourager. The world has plenty of critics already. ~Dave Willis


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Reply #87 on: March 11, 2015, 04:06:49 PM
Well, I wonder what they will say about me? I'm not a real artist?  MY, MY, Oh dearie me come. come :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:  I'm a completely self-taught artist, and proud of it. I would like to challenge them to see who paints the better?  self-taught or Art School taught.  We have one in the vicinity and the results are atrocious to say the least. I retired as a senior engineer at one of the largest construction and design companies in South Africa without me even seeing the inside of a university :2funny: :2funny:
Read these:
www.paintbasket.com/members/index.php?topic=93.0
www.paintbasket.com/members/index.php?topic=91.0
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Reply #88 on: March 11, 2015, 06:31:28 PM
Thanks Natalie and Dennis!  And I really appreciate reading your links, Dennis - I had no idea you were self taught - you're as professional as...no, I take that back, you're MORE professional that many of the top notch artists here in Sacramento.

In my prior life I was the premier event planner in Sacramento and before that I ran the community development department for a large, national bank. As a result I'm fairly well known here and have a lot of relationships. I also do TV work for our local public television station and am often in the newspapers/magazines.  Folks have said the only reason I sell so much of my art is because I know a lot of people.  But as my husband points out, people don't spend money on art just because it's from someone they know...and many of those folks have bought multiple paintings of mine, which they wouldn't do if  it were because they're a friend...and I've had a number of "strangers" buy my art who don't know me from Adam.  I can now tell myself I'm like the definition of Dennis' professional (see below) - and this is how I now make a living. I work hard...I study and practice daily...and I market constantly.  And I'm so blessed to have found PB...thank you all for making me feel that I am an artist...

"I. a. Professional, Pertaining to, connected with, or appropriate to a profession or calling.......also engaged in one of the learned or skilled professions, following an occupation as a means of livelihood or for gain (as, a professional soldier);.........also, undertaken or engaged in as a means of livelihood or for gain, or by professionals rather than amateurs."
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #89 on: March 11, 2015, 07:16:13 PM
There is no reason whatsoever that stops anyone on the Paint Basket in becoming better than Nolan or I.
In fact, nothing will make us feel better if that happens. I have had some of my students in the past who have surpassed me and
 I have never once felt jealous, nor felt threatened by it. Why?  Because they are my best adverts.
No names, no pack drill, but there are some on the Paint Basket who are already excelling in their various mediums :clap: :clap: :clap: :flowers: :flowers: :yippee: :yippee:

If you put your mind to it (dream it), you can achieve it.
Dreaming cost nothing, but implementing the dreams costs time, effort and, very often, money
The impossible happens immediately, miracles just take a little longer O0  and I believe in miracles.
Hang in there - you are doing us proud O0
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