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Rod And I: Love, Art And Trains

When Rod first discovered he had ALS, he noticed a weakness in his right arm, his painting arm, naturally. He was quite brave and didn’t let the weakness slow him down. He painted some monumental acrylic canvases. One showed him as a self-portrait nude with a machine gun in his hand […]

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Illuminating An Old Art Form: Quilling Has A New Light

Almost all of my quilled pieces, including jewelry, resemble stain glass when placed in front of natural or artificial lighting. There is no evidence that the founders (or even current practitioners) of this art were aware of its illuminating properties. This lack of evidence could be due to the type of paper used in the creations […]

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Titles: How Important Are They?

I think it’s fun to look at a finished work and see things I never planned but that seem to appear within the framework of the abstract. After a work is finished, I often see referential objects in my otherwise abstract paintings […]

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Elena Roush: Becoming An Ukranian-American Artist

Art and Fashion have always been indissoluble from my life. I have to continue to live. And to live means to be active, how I was all my life. For me, to live also means to paint every day, and do my fashion design. I never give up before difficulties and I consider my problem with my vision just a difficulty […]