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Wordless Wednesday: Rose Painting

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Wordless Wednesday: Rose Painting

A week ago today was my mom’s birthday. She would have turned 62. To celebrate her birthday, I wanted to do something that she would have loved, so Husband and I went to the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the afternoon. I get my craftiness and love of art from my mom, who was a talented painter. Her roses (above) are just one of the beautiful works she made. Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: Rose Painting

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Featured Etsy Shop: Artful Bits and Bytes

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Featured Etsy Shop: Artful Bits and Bytes

Today’s featured Wednesday artist is Laurie Anne of Artful Bits and Bytes on Etsy! She makes awesome whimsical one-of-a-kind artworks using acrylic, mixed media, collage and more! Check out her unique works below and find out how you can get a great discount in her shop! Continue reading Featured Etsy Shop: Artful Bits and Bytes

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Friday Inspiration: Gerhard Richter

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 “Art is the highest form of hope.” ~Gerhard Richter

[source: Text for catalogue of documenta 7, Kassel, 1982]

My favoritest artist of all time is Gerhard Richter. When I started my college education, I knew I wanted to paint and draw but I was more drawn to landscapes, people and animals- anything realistic- and knew nothing of abstract, non-linear or contemporary artists. I could appreciate the few I knew about, but certainly wasn’t passionate about them. That is, until, Gerhard Richter. Continue reading Friday Inspiration: Gerhard Richter