Sexual trauma is not something to laugh about. And yet, in her piece Naughty Bits, multi-talented performance artist Sara Juli manages to use humor as a healing mechanism. For herself as well as her audience.
If you want to make art, you also have to make a commitment. Until about a year ago, I did more dreaming about painting than actually doing it. I’m now painting every chance I get and also pushing myself to take risks that will, hopefully, make me a stronger painter. Read about my latest endeavor.
Claudia Hughes has always been a creative person, but since her husband David died six years ago, it’s been hard to find inspiration and joy in the things she once loved doing. For those who love her and what she brings to the world, the news is good because Claudia is still brimming with creativity.
Part of becoming an artist is daring to take risks. It’s not so difficult when you’re alone at your easel, but deciding to display your work in public is another matter. I’m glad I took the risk.
Being creative can mean many things. For Alice Persons, there’s no end to what makes her curious or piques her interest. Lately, she’s been painting, but there’s so much more to her than being an artist.
Joan Dyer loves to paint. Until recently she didn’t even know she could. She’s always been creative, but never painted. Now, there’s no stopping her!
My month-long daily painting project is nearing its end. The most important lesson I’ve learned is that if you’re serious about your art, you need to make the time and effort.
After many years of putting everything else first, I recently decided to paint every day. Here’s how it’s going, so far.
The 2016 fall semester has begun. I’ve been waiting for this day!
My one class this semester is Intermediate Painting. The focus will be on the figure. I love painting or rather, trying to paint, people. (more…)