Tag Archives: acrylic

Believe in Your Becoming

Perhaps the greatest challenge we artistic types face is to believe in our becoming. Sure, there are messy workspaces to organize, jam-packed lives to thin, and challenging skills to learn. All of which distract us and offer excuses to stop … Continue reading

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New Painting: Caged Bird, Sing Me a Song

This post will show you the progression of an acrylic painting of the world. I’ve included the first and last photo and a bit of the poem, but Elya Filler’s post includes a whole lot in between. Visit the post … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Painting

My daughter’s artistic talent never ceases to amaze me. Elya presents the progression of her acrylic painting with the words of E. E. Cummings as an accompaniment. Here’s a couple of photos, but you really must see the entire process to … Continue reading

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Paint by Ruler

Because I’ve struggled with a fear of color, I thought there might be others who would enjoy my daughter’s recent post, “Paint by Ruler.” Elya is an acrylic artist who jumps right in when it comes to color experimentation. So, … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Artaholic

An artaholic uses the 12 Steps to explain (and justify) her addiction to art. This whimsical post will incite delight and chuckles: “My name is Elya Filler and I am an artaholic.” ”Hello, Elya,” the group says back to me. … Continue reading

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