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Why Artists Are the Luckiest People I Know

“Picasso was drawing like an angel in the crib.” – Louise Nevelson, Sculptor A few years ago, I was at a friend’s house socializing with a few people at a little get-together. One of the people at the party was … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Your Own Thoughts: What Can An Artist Learn From Mark Twain?

“I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.”          –Mark Twain, US humorist, novelist, short story author, & wit (1835 – 1910) It’s been estimated by psychologists that during the course of a normal day … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why You Should Never Sell Your Art on Auction Websites

Have you ever been tempted to put some of your art on one of those auction websites? Or have you ever put your art in an online auction and wondered why it didn’t sell or went for such a low … Continue reading

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Gary Bolyer’s 5 Most Inspirational Art Blogs of All Time

Okay, so you want to be inspired? You want to feel something don’t you? You want to feel it in your bones? Then you must read these 5 inspirational art blogs that I have written. If you don’t know what … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Bucket List?

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. ~Pablo Picasso As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do. ~Zachary Scott To change one’s … Continue reading

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Beauty only comes by grace…

Someone once told me that beauty only comes by grace. So it came to be that I stood with my sister in the presence of grace in the form of beauty, in the form of art, in the form of paintings … Continue reading

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Top 3 Ways to Boost Creativity

Have you ever been in a creative slump?  Writers, of course, call this writer’s block.  But painters and artists of all kinds can find themselves in a creative void.   How many times have you stood in front of a blank … Continue reading

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