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Sunday Skills: Priority


Tommy Arnold

Sunday Skills: weekly, informal articles on trying to get better by examining all the little stuff (which invariably reveals itself to be the big stuff). [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Norman Rockwell[/caption] PRIORITY Today I wanted to talk about marks. I said I would last week, and that discussion follows nicely from my last article. In fact, I have about 80% of an article on marks that I really like written. But it’s just not ready,…

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Time for Change – Starting With Relieving Some Old Guard Words from Our Artistic Vocabulary


Ron Lemen

July 11, 2020 - This will be a big year for change in every way shape and form, and please, can we hurry up and get there?  In resetting systems, I challenge the arts to reset and regroup, especially when it comes to instruction, and remove all the confusion of what was once instructed and upgrade ALL of it.  There are two words in particular I would like to start with. Instead of finding a voice of our own, we get suckered by these two words that in some ways act as gatekeepers into this crazy journey of our visual vocabulary and developing our imagination, into believing certain myths and succumb to the debilitating DAS, or DeviantArtSyndrome, other names include: -Styleclone-B’Kause-“I”-Cantthink^fer/meselfus©™®MMXX:) -Unoriginitis©™®MMXX:O   Symptoms include whining about why they can’t get work from the big leagues despite their awesomeness,…

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