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Rule of Thirds

Published: May 20, 2019

I will start this post out as I start almost all of my posts.  When it comes to being creative, in any field, there are no “rules”.  When it comes to your creation, it is you that will decide what it right and what is not.  Remember, as the late Bob Ross would say, “There […]

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Painting – Where to Start

Published: May 1, 2019

As with any new venture, the hardest part is to know where to start.  It is not any different with starting to learn to paint. When you begin to purchase supplies, be prepared to be thoroughly confused.  There are thousands, upon thousands of different styles and qualities of paint, brushes, canvases, etc. So be ready […]

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I’ve Started a New Vlog Format

Published: April 29, 2019

After over 4 years and 1,250 videos I’ve decided to make a change to the format of my YouTube Channel. Although I thoroughly enjoy filming family/daily vlogs, they have become very difficult to keep fresh. So I have decided to switch the format to a painting tutorial-style channel.  I am self-taught and have been painting […]

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Forest River by Mark Plante

Channeling My Inner Bob Ross

Published: February 27, 2017

A few weeks ago, my daughter and I started watching and enjoying the old “Joy of Painting” show on PBS starring Bob Ross.  My daughter Jessica was so amazed on how with a swoosh of his palette knife he could transform a blob of colors into a beautiful painting. I had done some painting in […]

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