Category: Inspiration

Micaceous Clay

Micaceous Clay

I’m constantly looking for new techniques for my pottery and I usually end up somewhere I wasn’t looking to go while searching for what I wanted. The internet is full of information, too much if you ask me, and well I end up off task. But, I came across Felipe Ortega who is an Apache medicine man and …

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Paint Like The Old Masters!

Paint Like The Old Masters!

Have you ever wanted to paint like the old masters? If so, check out Old Masters Academy. You can learn how to paint like the old masters, but you would be using modern materials. The course is taught by Natalie Richy. You pay once—prices as of today is $487.00—and you get a lifetime membership and …

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Wilson Whirligig Park Opens

Wilson Whirligig Park Opens

If you live near Wilson, NC or will be in the area, they have a new park that just opened.  It is the “Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park & Museum located at 301 Goldsboro Street South, Wilson NC. Vollis Simpson is the artist behind the large whirligig’s that he made from scrap metal.  There are 31 whirligigs …

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Art Blogs

Art Blogs

I took a trip around the net today to find art blogs that would inspire and educate me. Even though I was looking for information for myself, I wanted share what I found informative and inspiring. Hi-Fructose – they are about new contemporary, established and I would say shocking and a bit strange artists. Huffington …

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Quotes

“Never never never give up.” — Winston Churchill
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit” — Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) Greek Philosopher