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Re: time to be an artist

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freckles spots (freckles_spot)
Sun, 08 Nov 1998 10:11:53 PST


I LOVE what you have said here. I still like an artist also even though
I don't do visual art. I make baskets, candles, and books.

I too run a messier house to give me more time. My family has adjusted
and we just make do. I keep a clean house...but also a cluttered house.

I also love what you said about the teachers going together to rent a
room at the school. How did you go about doing that? It sounds like a
wonderful idea to a difficult situation.

Thanks for sharing..
Judy in OK

>20 years of teaching has taught me this:
> 1. I am STILL an artist, even if I don't produce visual art.
> 2. Teaching is my art.
> 3. Diversify your art.
>am no less an 'artist'.
>
--my way has been to run a messier house and let
>things slide). For a couple of years we actually rented a room in a
>local highschool and ran our own adult school for art teachers...where
>..what I had to do is remind myself that it is my need to
>express ( and the truths therein) myself that is most important, and
the
>vehicle for that expression is limitless...whether painting, pottery,
>poetry or puppets. Once I made that realization, the rest was easy....
>
>San D
>

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