Monthly Archives: February 2015

Degas and Cassatt, Partners in Crime

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Quote on Wednesday

‘Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do’.   Edgar Degas Friend of Mary Cassatt (who I quoted yesterday).  Realistic painters.   She, although single, is noted for her mother and child subject matter. … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

Through the years, I have read quotes that inspire me and give me added confidence to paint.  Here is one by Mary Cassatt: “I live alone, and I love my work.” Let’s hear it for solitude!

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“All art requires courage” Anne Tucker

As I sit regarding the blank white canvas, I am struck by the quote by Anne Tucker.  Even though we (as professional artists) have made canvas after canvas, the blank canvas still ‘rquires courage.’   Once I asked my son … Continue reading

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