A Work of Art Evolves

It can be useful and interesting to see the stages through which an artist takes his materials in the development of a work. In the case I show you here, each stage can be complete as a member of a … Continued

Walk the High Way

A man born blind, consigned to be the object of handouts, a questionable person, desired to become a valued contributor to his community. This was why he allowed the healer to touch his eyes, his identifying characteristic, and why he … Continued

Film of Painter Phil Petrie

Our community of artists is rich with thinkers and talent. In 2013 we released a two-part documentary of Philip Petrie, an oil painter in our community whose paintings were then showing at the Martha Pace Swift Gallery in San Diego … Continued

William Blake Still Encourages Us

by Mark Turner – When we see elements of our vision in other people’s lives, it confirms our mission, especially when we see them in people’s lives back through past ages.  That is where we connect with world history. The … Continued

The Burning Bush Revisited

by Mark Turner – Here is my digital drawing/collage contemplating the burning bush which Moses turned aside to see (referred to at the end of my previous post). It is said that in the wilderness where Moses tended his sheep … Continued

Find The Treasure In This Art

This is a digital collage & drawing I created combining my poem with a collection of images. Click HERE to view the complete work in higher resolution. Those who take the time will find intriguing interactions and coincidences between the textures, lines, … Continued

Exhibition: 3 of 3 Stages

  There is much resistance within and around the artist as they pass through the inspiration and execution stages. But often the greatest resistance is after successfully navigating the first two stages and actually completing a work. So much time, … Continued

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