Art Matters

That ONE thing you can always count on...

Barb Toland My Stuff

That ONE thing you can always count on...

Truth be told, I'm not a morning person.⁣⁣ Like, at.all. ⁣⁣Yes, I do manage to get up normally by 8 or many times earlier, IF coffee has been made by the best hubster in the entire universe! Which (another truth bomb) is every single morning. Bless him & his devotion to me, and to the almighty bean...

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I stand corrected ;-)

Barb Toland Creative Sparks My Stuff

I stand corrected ;-)

The other day I had an artist friend point something out to me that I hadn't really thought about. And since I love adding more notches to your creative arsenal belt, I was like, wait ...

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Practice makes progress

Barb Toland Creative Sparks

Practice makes progress

Have you ever started a new creative project just to get frustrated over not having it go so well? Have you ever played it safe & just keep doing the same creative thing over & over because you're good at it? Have you ever gone to an art class ...

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Bauhaus artist Paul Klee

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Bauhaus artist Paul Klee

We're going to spend some time today talking about an artist who, among those who have studied art, is extremely well-known. But for some of you he may be a bit more obscure...

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Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 5

Barb Toland My Stuff

Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 5

Let's pick up where we left off in the last blog post, as I continue to share my journey with you of working on this latest watercolor & encaustic collection, Honor Thy Father & Mother. This collection is meant to honor my Mom & Dad who have both passed in recent years. And with an even wider brushstroke...

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