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The Thistle’s Seed Heard…

By |2020-02-18T21:41:46-06:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: THE THISTLE'S SEED|

The Thistle’s Seed overheard A fellow artist comment recently “I just can’t seem to find my style.” Oh, now, the Seed thinks, isn’t that a magic word, style. Style is elusive; it’s like fairy dust. The Seed has heard that echo of words a hundred times that say “I wished I could paint like Matisse or I had those tell tale brush stokes like Harvey Dunn” in the Thistle Seed’s case. Wouldn’t it be wonderful with a simple poof fairy dust you paint just like Matisse paints? Wow like magic too. And all the while you’ve locked your own special style in the dungeon never to see the light of day. What a loss. First, a painter learns the basics from a teacher they admire, be one who teaches in a classroom, on a video or CD. Or that fellow painter who you [...]

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The Thistle’s Seed Has Been Cleaning…

By |2020-01-27T23:01:50-06:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: THE THISTLE'S SEED|

The Thistle’s Seed has been cleaning Her closets now that a new year is upon her.  She was amazed at what she found the boxed up extra bedding, clothes far to “large” for her, grannie’s now two generation unused silverware, but boxes. There was box and box upon box of artwork that she had created over the years, all of it apparently too precious to distribute one way or another. Well, The Seed says today the preciousness has worn off from the silver and the artwork. She doesn’t have a place for it any longer. The family has long said, “Oh, don’t throw it away, somebody will want it when they get their own homes. Keep it if not for yourself for us.” Then when push comes to shove that time never seemed to materialize and when artwork or silver is offered they [...]

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