Happy Little Keys.

IRISH FIREBRANDS: A Novel ~ and Other Works by Christine Plouvier, Indie Author

There are many ways to paint a picture. Georges Seurat (1859-1891) often used brush strokes in a technique called pointillism.

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The modernist painting (below) by Tom Sulcer, using a technique similar to that of Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), employs the same colors that Seurat used, but the message it communicates is entirely different.

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Bob Ross (1942-1995), another realist painter like Andrew Wyeth (and whom the avantgarde also loved to hate), didn’t always paint his pictures with the kind of tool you’d expect to see in the hand of an Artist. Sometimes his brush looked like a house-painter’s brush. Sometimes it wasn’t a brush, at all: it was a knife. Bob Ross was known for his ability to produce a completed landscape painting in fewer than 30 minutes, and for his use of “happy little trees,” to punctuate his pictures.

Writers are ArtisColonts who paint invisible pictures…

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