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Draw Holy Week-Palm Sunday

As a Christian, this Holy Week is going to be memorable, especially since I cannot celebrate it with my family this year–blood or spiritual. It feels strange to remain at home, experiencing a community service through my television and the livestream, and I find I miss my church more than I ever realized I would. […]

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Van Gogh the Great

Yeah…the art world doesn’t add “The Great” to artists. But if they did, Van Gogh would be one of those “greats.” I LOVE Van Gogh. Not just because his paintings are beautiful and vibrant, but because he struggled through life. He wasn’t kissed by the angel of art on the day of his birth, he […]

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Gainsborough

I have to admire Gainsborough: he figured out a way to paint what he wanted. In a world where those who could afford a painting HAD the property they could see through the window…why would they purchase a landscape? And yet, Gainsborough LOVED to paint landscapes, so… Why not do both? And the Gainsborough landscape […]

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Rembrandt

There are a few artists who we commonly refer to by one name: DaVinci. Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello (yes,. all the turtles) But there are a few more: Picasso. Van Gogh. And of course, Rembrandt. Rembrandt’s family was really interesting: His father was a miller, and his mother a baker’s daughter, and Rembrandt was one of […]

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