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How to choose your art

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How to choose your art

How to choose the right art for you - it's actually easy - and fun!

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Ugly Paintings

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Ugly Paintings

So I have discovered over the years that all my paintings go through a woeful 'ugly' stage. Years ago, this was the point where I'd give up on the painting. The start was beautiful, it was going along as I envisioned it, then next minute.... U-G-L-Y you ain't got no alibi, you ugly painting, you you ugly!However, in my glorious ageing and dawning of maturity, grace, wisdom, serenity, and all sorts of other claptrap, these last few years have seen me push through the ugly stage, and emerge out a better painter on the other side of the canvas. Far from...

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Painted Music

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Painted Music

The beginnings of 'Painted Music' and how I almost never played piano again thanks to a 'musical' cactus.

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