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The Great Escape and Away We Go

Art is the great escape and I need an escape. I’ve had enough of Trump and his budget cuts to science, the elderly, the arts, the humanities, kid’s school lunches, the environment, meals on wheels, the list goes on. Basically, he is cutting everything that isn’t the military so he …

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Truth is Powerful and It Prevails. ~ Sojourner Truth

“Truth is Powerful and It Prevails.” ~ Sojourner Truth Born into slavery and mother to 13 children (all but one sold to slavery) Sojourner Truth was an African American abolishionist and one of the first black women’s rights activists. She is best known for her speach, “Ain’t I Woman” in …

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Stop Complaining about 2016, You’re just Making 2017 Angrier.

I’ve seen a lot of people complaining about how terrible 2016 has been and then I’ve seen a lot of other people complaining about the people complaining about the year. Oh Internet, you so predictable! But maybe the complainers about the complainers have a point. Maybe 2017 is gonna be …

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Mad Art Cast Episode #73 — The Death of Jack Chick and Chicks Who Vote!

Yes! It’s another fabulous episode of Mad Art Cast where we discuss the passing of Jack Chick and his famous Chick Tracts as well as some fabulous women who have waited 96 years to vote. Its a quick episode so join us for a coffee break some quiet contemplation and hopefully …

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It’s the Great Pumpkins, Mad Art Lab!

Happy Halloween, everyone! Some of us who celebrate have gotten crafty on some pumpkins. Take a look!

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Mad Art Cast Episode #70 — A Has Questions

Ashley, Brian and A are still without their fearless leader this week, but hatch a plan for A, our resident non-creative, to get the answers she wants about creativity (but only after checking in with the boss.) http://traffic.libsyn.com/madartcast/70_Mad_Art_Cast_Episode_70___A_Has_Questions.mp3

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2nd Thing I Learned: Unsolicited Advice.

The second thing I noticed when we began selling art (#1 is here) is I received a LOT of advice, most of it unsolicited.  I wrote a rant about this last year. Over the years I have learned what to do with this advice. No it does not involve swearing. …

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Work-In-Progress Weekends Begin Now!

Many someones have been attributed as saying, “A work of art is never finished, it is only abandoned.” But some work still hangs in limbo, while you’re not working on it but you’re not ready to abandon it juuuuuuust yet. The stuff that seemed like a really good idea at …

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