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Creative Health Benefits!

“Between beauty of expression and power of expression there is a difference of function.  The first aims at pleasing the senses, the second has a spiritual vitality which for me is more moving and goes deeper than the senses.”                                                                                                           Henry Moore   Our creative ability helps us create that which we want, but it has…

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The Power in Painting

“So far as visual artists are concerned, I think that they are able to work with the material from their subconscious mind without control…That is to say, that the information is permitted to flow through without blockage, and the reason why some people are not able to produce art is, in my opinion due to…

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The Emotional Impact of Color

  “Colors like features, follow the changes of the emotions.”                          Pablo Picasso   Color can bring about many powerful emotions, but keep in mind that our life experiences have a lot to do with how we perceive them.  How we use it in our paintings, can bring out different emotions in different people, so it…

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The Mystery of Color

  “Color is one of the great things in this world that makes it worth living…”   Georgia O’Keeffe     Last week’s mention of color brought many responses. So, I thought I would spend the next couple of weeks writing about color: the science of it as well as the emotional use of it. This…

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