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0 Internet art review

Dear Artist, Let’s review what we’ve found out so far about the current state of selling art on the Net. On December 26 we asked about online galleries (If you haven’t seen the responses to that question you can go…

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0 Be here now

Dear Artist, Here on the sleepy lagoon it’s a good place to practice the “be here now.” Limitations become advantages and new and unfamiliar phenomena become fresh challenges. I have only this — and this day to do it. Come…

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0 On Sleepy Lagoon

Dear Artist, On the sleepy lagoon there’s a kind of languid flow. It’s a sort of “doesn’t matter” feeling that permeates everything from when you get up to how you mix your colors. This casualness is in contrast to the…

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0 Habits of Intuition

Dear Artist, Many artists know all about Intuition and depend on her for long-term and minute-to-minute guidance. Self-employed persons may even take her for granted. She’s a beautiful partner who goes anywhere with you. Respect for Intuition is one of…

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0 Sanctuaries of sensitivity

Dear Artist, In Cancun we see the Disneyfication of our world. The Jungle Tour, Dolphin Show, Folklorico and Caribbean Carnival are dressed up with a lobster dinner. Even a six hour “Bar-Hopping” can be had with a guide. Mexican culture…

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0 Brotherhood and Sisterhood

Dear Artist, On the beach at Le Pouldu, near Pont-Aven, Brittany, there’s a leaning formation of rocks that could be organized a bit by looking down on it and laying the horizon fairly high in the composition. It took a…

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0 Bonfire of the Vanities

Dear Artist, A man phoned while I was working in the studio the other day and announced that he had bought one of my paintings in a Salvation Army Thrift Store. To add insult to injury he told me he…

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0 Mentoring

Dear Artist, There’s that wonderful feeling that it’s the first day of the rest of your life. There’s a kind of newness; I’m noticing for the first time the bow-wave of mallards on half-frozen ponds. Country-road families take leisurely walks,…

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0 Resolutions

Dear Artist, There are two ways to approach this: You can announce to as many people who will listen just exactly what your New Year’s resolutions are — or you can keep them quietly to yourself. Even though mine are…

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0 Online Galleries

Dear Artist, On the 28th of March of this year I wrote a letter asking about the effectiveness of selling art directly on the web. If you didn’t see the results of this survey please go to http://painterskeys.com/art-web. Since that…

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