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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Interview with an Artist, Jean Hart
Interveiw With An Artist
Jean Hart Artist
Within life lies a chance to
What kind of artist are you?
With a New Year I
always look to the past to see how I did last year and what I can do better this
Many things have
change in my life in the last 15years. I have had to adapt over and over
I am reminded of a
quote I read from Don Bania, Jr.
"life is a precious
gift..within every tragedy lies an opportunity".
It is so true, if I
had not hurt my back and was forced to quit a job I loved, I would never have
become an artist.
Over the years my
artwork has taken on different styles, strokes, mediums and
I have no doubt
that as I grow as an artist my artwork will expand and grow too.
When I first
started to paint, I wanted to do portraits. I love people and used my children as
I thought then that I
would be come a portrait artist.
As my interest in
art grew I moved on the landscapes and birds..
After so many years
of painting I'm still trying to decide what kind of artist I am.
My mediums change,
my prospectives have changed and my responsibility to art has changed.
Being a self taught
artist means that I am constantly reading new books on art technique and art
What will I be
doing this year, 2014?
Private Painting Parties, with my daughter Sarah.
I will be adapting
to a life of working full time as an artist. Up to now I have only seen myself
as someone who likes art, plays around with paint, and has been pretty lucky to
have a following of people like my art.
I have been given
this chance to paint, once again because of recovery, and, I now must adapt
So to all the new
friends I've made and people watching me, I say.
Sometimes change is a good
I was reading Don's
story, and at first you think how sad a young boy has a devastating motorcycle
accident that leaves him paralyzed from the shoulders down. He goes into deep
depression, and than comes out of it saying."My brokenness made me aware of my
desperate need for God."
He starts drawing,
with using only his mouth to hold the pencil. Teaches himself to draw, he spends
over 100 hours on one painting.
Well, I say,
bravo, the human spirit will pull you
Accept the changes
in your life, after you have fight against them and let your spirit