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Finding my mojo in Florence!

After feeling like I had been going around an art loop for so long, my perseverance, experimentation, thought and practice finally paid off. The pre-print or blot had in effect opened up a vision of new possibilities in mark and … Continue reading

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Seeking my mojo in Florence

During the first two weeks of May, Viv and I went once more to refresh our art practice to Firenze on a monotype workshop run by the American master printmaker Ron Pokrasso pokrasso@shaening.com and Jane Pagliarulo. As before, the workshop … Continue reading

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Being an Artist in Florence (part 2)

The Marini experience Being a 21st century artist in Firenze is a strange experience. Though fascinated by the work of such trail blazing and great artists as Michelangelo, Donatello, Ghirlandaio, Ghiberti, Cimabue, Giotto et al., which was cutting edge in … Continue reading

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On Being an Artist in Florence (part 1)

Ah Firenze! My first sketch was from our hotel balcony, which over-looked what was the Medici sculpture garden where Michelangelo studied, so no pressure then for a visiting artist! Just beyond was the church of San Marco where the monk’s … Continue reading

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