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The Creative Process–the Story of Me

Carol L. DouglasApr 23, 20081 min read
Carol L. Douglas, The Joker, figure, oil on canvas, 40″ x 30″ Renée Phillips at Manhattan Arts International just published an essay by me on The Creative Process. It is an artist statement I wrote for an upcoming show, which she liked enough to use. Thanks, Renée!

Enough about those kids!

Carol L. DouglasApr 5, 20081 min read
One of my adult students, Anne Christner, with her pastel portrait of her daughter Sarah. It’s an excellent likeness, and a real step forward. Brava, Anne!

The Kung Fu Fighters are both accepted at Pratt

Carol L. DouglasApr 4, 20081 min read
Not only were they both accepted, but both were awarded Presidential Merit Scholarships. Good going, girls!

Trip to Ghost Ranch in Abiquiú, NM added to Taos workshop

Carol L. DouglasMar 14, 20083 min read
“When I got to New Mexico, that was mine.” That was how Georgia O’Keeffe described her instant love for northern New Mexico, which she first visited in 1917 Although she never owned Ghost Ranch, she eventually purchased a small home there and later a home in nearby Abiquiú. (Learn more about Ghost Ranch here.) We …

The Kung Fu Fighters

Carol L. DouglasJan 29, 20081 min read
I have recently had the opportunity to work with two young artists preparing portfolios for college. (Their work follows in the posts below.) They are laughingly called my Art Slaves since they have been in my studio seven days a week. One of my adult students wondered why they make such swift progress and she …