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Not what I expected….

It looks like my quest for the MFA degree that I had wanted may be coming to an end without a happy conclusion.   It’s weird how things can unravel within a 2 week period or less. I had been looking

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Posted in Art, Education, Goals, Online Study, Professionalism

Three courses completed and still cheering

I have just finished my third online class with the Academy of Art University, and despite my woes about it being expensive, more difficult than a traditional art class, and missing the close interaction with instructors and students, I am

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Posted in Art, Education, Goals, Inspiration

More Charcoal Woes

My third semester has begun and once again I am dealing with one of my least favorite mediums, charcoal.  It’s so messy and difficult to erase, but it is a practical and traditional medium to study drawing and the technique

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Posted in Art, Education

Should I rethink Online Education?

I was really excited about taking my second online class this semester.  I already know that from the previous semester that online courses require much more time and effort than regular traditional on site education.  I made sure that all

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I hate posting my homework first!

The Fall semester has begun and I am thrilled to be working on my degree some more and learning new things, but I am an online student, so it’s not like a traditional classroom where we all walk into the

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Posted in Art, Education, Painting

Transition from Traditional Classroom to Online school at Home

When I first decided to obtain my Master of Fine Art degree, I realized that I was going to have to deal with several challenges.  The first was the cost of the schooling and the other was location.  Since I

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Preparing for Online Art Class

As an artist in this day and age no one will even look at your work unless you know someone or have at least a Master’s level degree, so I have decided to get my MFA in painting.  I’d really

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Posted in Art, Goals, Online Study, Preparation, Uncategorized