Making Time for Art Has Been Difficult


….instead I’ve been encouraging my husband to start painting

My husband studied art when I first met him and his first job was as a graphic designer. Over the years he contemplated making art as a hobby but life always seemed to get in the way. In the last two weeks after years of encouragement from me he finally picked up a paint brush and started painting. He’s hooked and there’s no stopping him.

To facilitate his painting I made room for him on my art table in my studio. I gave him my acrylic paints and when he ran out of canvases I gave him mine. Right now I’m looking at a mess and am waiting for him to clean so I can work on my own art. He’s actually been pretty good about cleaning up after he finishes a painting but for some reason he’s forgotten this time.

Before his journey started I did manage to complete a couple of assignments from Carla Sonheim’s on-line class that featured six different artists.

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2 thoughts on “Making Time for Art Has Been Difficult

    • There are so many of them. Why don’t you try some of her free classes first. Otherwise choose a medium that you like….watercolour, acrylic, collage, mixed media, etc. and then decide on your subject matter ….florals, abstract, portraits, landscapes, still life, etc.. There is a preview for each class. The artists that Carla uses are very diverse and you might find that some of the personalities are more to your liking than others.

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