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Artisan in an age of mass-production

Artisan in an age of mass-production

Carol L. DouglasNov 30, 20224 min read
Perfection is a great goal, but it’s never been possible in a one-man, artisan operation.
Monday Morning Art School: the right tools

Monday Morning Art School: the right tools

Carol L. DouglasNov 28, 2022
There are ways to cut corners without cutting quality.
Find the right mentor and strive to be their number one student

Find the right mentor and strive to be their number one student

Carol L. DouglasNov 25, 2022
Do you have a mentor? If not, why? If so, how is he or she helping you?
Annual Painting Sale and a Peek Behind the Curtain

Annual Painting Sale and a Peek Behind the Curtain

Carol L. DouglasNov 23, 2022
It’s almost like those bad old days when department stores would advertise large-screen TVs and have only one in the store. Here I’m telling you upfront that there’s only one of each item. When the painting you love is gone, it’s really gone.
Monday Morning Art School: pie crusts and pie plates for Thanksgiving

Monday Morning Art School: pie crusts and pie plates for Thanksgiving

Carol L. DouglasNov 21, 2022
In the past, I threw in the pie crust recipe as a teaser to get people to learn how to draw ellipses. These days, pie crust is a dying art, so that might just be the most important part.