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Never to Late Artistic Awakening

Never to Late Artistic Awakening

Feedback from Barbara

I was born in England of Polish descent, the third child of five children.
My parents came to England after the Second World War. Art was not part of my life. My parents and grandparents struggled to keep us fed and clothed.
During my early teenage life I loved to draw and paint but it was not encouraged.

Throughout my teaching career as a computer teacher I incorporated the graphic arts into the curriculum as much as I could. I recently retired and art has become the center of my life.

I am a beginner with an avid desire to learn how to draw and paint realistic portraits, figures, objects and scenes. I am learning how to paint with gouache and acrylics and practice my drawing and painting skills daily. Art releases tension, frees me from restrictions, and brings joy, peace and satisfaction. …

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