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Reply #90 on: March 11, 2015, 07:30:19 PM
Thank you Dennis - I can go to sleep now with a smile on my lips!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #91 on: March 14, 2015, 01:11:40 AM
Dennis thanks so much for sharing the links.  I like Sharon have thought I could never be a "professional" because I did not attend Art school or have a degree. 

Sharon - hold your head up high!!!  You are a wonderful artist. 

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Reply #92 on: March 14, 2015, 02:04:29 AM
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.).

It's quite simple really..... while some need a regimented education to learn; others, such as yourself.... are just naturally gifted and need only a guiding hand to bring out your talent and potential. Find an artist/master whose style you'd like to emulate, and should they be gracious enough to help you on your way you are most fortunate. We at PB are doubly so... we have two of the best who not only teach us the hows and whys, they encourage us to find our own voice, our own style if you will. So, although we don't end up with a printed piece of paper to tell the world we are artists....we have something better.... we have beautiful works of art to show the world we are artists.  O0

Besides, how many of those 'real' artists have their painting(s) hanging in townhalls and government offices...?   ;)    :whistle:    ;D
Cheers, Val

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Reply #93 on: March 14, 2015, 07:04:14 AM

Besides, how many of those 'real' artists have their painting(s) hanging in townhalls and government offices...?   ;)    :whistle:    ;D

...and there's the rub!  ;D
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Reply #94 on: March 14, 2015, 08:43:10 AM
Wow, Val,  you should be an orator.  Well stated!

aloha

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Reply #95 on: March 14, 2015, 10:43:08 AM
The Russian artist Tretchikoff, who eventually settled in South Africa many years ago was ostracized and criticized by the Artworld in general because they said his work was "coffee table" work. His made his large fortune by selling prints of his painting all over the world. He said he was sorry for the other artists because they were still struggling money-wise while he was laughing all the way to the bank :2funny: :2funny:  Many years ago I came back from Italy with a couple of thousand Lire and when I went to the Bank in South Africa to exchange them the Bank Manager laughed at me and said to go home and paste them on my lounge wall to show other that I had been to Italy - worthless!  So often that other piece of paper that cost so much to gain has become worthless to the owner thereof - such a pity!
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Reply #96 on: March 16, 2015, 02:13:53 AM
Dennis, thanks for clarifying what self taught means to society. 
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Reply #97 on: March 18, 2015, 10:34:21 AM
i love my PB family so much - thank you everyone for your words. And I know lots of folks with art degrees that couldn't hold a candle to so many of you on PB...My head is hanging a lot higher now...xoxoxo
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #98 on: March 18, 2015, 12:58:59 PM
Sharon,

Are you still on Maui?  Hope you are having fun and taking great photos.

aloha

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Reply #99 on: March 18, 2015, 01:28:36 PM
Mea - we returned last night - sure wish we could stay for another day or two - I would have liked a bit more time to just lounge by the pool and paint on my balcony! It was such a nice vacation - gorgeous hotel right on the beach, amazing restaurants, fabulous whale watching trip on a catamaran, the BEST Elvis Tribute show I've ever seen...We took 3+ mile walks daily on the beach, even made a trip to Mama's Fish House for lunch.  We'll definitely be returning to the Lahaina area. But boy am I missing my ocean view right now! And not enjoying the 385+ emails that awaited my return!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #100 on: October 06, 2015, 11:21:18 AM
I like to draw with pen and ink!   :smitten:

My attempt of the cheetah!



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Reply #101 on: October 06, 2015, 12:19:56 PM
Elize,

The cheetah is fantastic.  So sad the look in his eyes - like he was trying to say, "Why is that hunter trying to shoot me?"

Great job.

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Reply #102 on: October 06, 2015, 01:14:08 PM
Well done Elize! Lovely rendition.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #103 on: October 06, 2015, 10:43:40 PM
Looks beautiful well done  :clap: :clap:
Aroha! Lisa :-)


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Reply #104 on: October 11, 2015, 08:10:00 AM
Dear Mea, Val and Lisa, thank you for the motivation and encouraging words!  I enjoyed the session really a lot, especially because the cheetah is one of my favorite animals in the wild!

xxx


 

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