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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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Process Of Painting/Healing: A Poem By Carole Guthrie

I listen to music when I paint sometimes, believing the mood will cover the canvas. When the Scottish music plays, I think of heather, and the Royal botanical gardens of Edinburgh, the city that lies beneath a castle. That’s when the brush gets dipped into sap green and cobalt blue, and the vacant space of the white canvas is filled with oozing wet acrylics