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How Long Did It Take You To Paint That?

How Long Did It Take You To Paint That?

February 22, 2018

I am asked this question rather often: How long do you work on a painting?  How long did it take you to paint that? I stop and think.

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The Powerful Story of the Horse as Seen in Art

The Powerful Story of the Horse as Seen in Art

February 15, 2018

Few animals have marked mankind to the extent as the horse. Like the indelible ink on manuscripts that have stood the test of time, horses have helped us write the chronicles of our story on planet earth. Out of all the animals we have encountered along the way, it is the horse that has stayed with us at our best and worst times.

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The Inspiration of the Devoted Dog as Seen in Art

The Inspiration of the Devoted Dog as Seen in Art

February 08, 2018

People and dogs have been inseparable since time began. Friend, helper, hunter and worker, the dog is a remarkable animal that has adapted to our lifestyles and circumstances for thousands of years. Did you know that over 78 million dogs live in United States households alone? 

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The Amazing Art History of Cats in the World

The Amazing Art History of Cats in the World

February 01, 2018

Take a look around on the internet, and it’s easy to see how cats have captured our hearts and imaginations. From their adorable faces and charming independence to their hilarious acrobatic maneuvers, felines have become an internet phenomenon for their funny pictures and videos that brighten anyone’s day.

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5 Fun Facts about Outer Banks Shore Birds

5 Fun Facts about Outer Banks Shore Birds

January 27, 2018

People aren’t the only ones who go out of their way to visit the beautiful Outer Banks beaches of North Carolina. The famous ‘Ribbon of Sand’ also happens to be one of the biggest wild bird hotspots in the world. In fact, the Outer Banks is a haven for over 400 species of birds, and it’s an important migratory stop for thousands more who travel every fall and spring.

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How to Create a Better World for Animals with Art

How to Create a Better World for Animals with Art

January 23, 2018

Did you know nearly half of all households in the United States have a cat or dog, or both? If your household is one of them, you already know nothing beats the companionship of a loving pet by your side.

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How Color Psychology in Art Works, Part 2

How Color Psychology in Art Works, Part 2

January 16, 2018

Welcome back! In continuation of our exploration in color psychology, we will now look at the rest of the colors in the spectrum to see how they impact our responses in art therapy.

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How Color Psychology In Art Works: Part 1

How Color Psychology In Art Works: Part 1

January 10, 2018

Colors are a powerful tool for artists, art therapists, and designers to communicate with. Some colors even affect our brainpower, appetite, and feelings! While colors are subject to different individual and cultural interpretations, researchers are making a few discoveries that reveal how certain colors generate similar responses for many people.

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Painting with 24Kt Gold and Sterling Silver

Painting with 24Kt Gold and Sterling Silver

January 03, 2018

What do you mean when one of your paintings is labelled “with sterling silver and/or 24 Kt gold?”
Basically, it is ground sterling silver (or gold) into a fine powder to form a ‘pigment’.

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