Francesca Tabor-Miolla
  • Female
  • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • United States

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What inspires, what motivates

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cathy de Seton Jan 4, 2015. 34 Replies

There are times when I just can't seem to find that  spark needed to pick up the brush... kind of like having the dulldroms.    Would appreciate hearing what inspires and motivates others to…READ MORE

 

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Francesca Tabor-Miolla replied to Kathy Orrell's discussion Can't seem to do anything right with my watercolour Practise
"Don't be discouraged... watercolor(u)r as with any medium takes time, practice and determination.  If you have the opportunity and financial means to take a watercolor class with a local artist/instructor... then do. The interaction,…"
Sep 26, 2015
Francesca Tabor-Miolla posted a status
"The famous Canyon Road seems to be waning a bit with many galleries closed and properties for sale...not as exciting as it once was."
Sep 26, 2015
Francesca Tabor-Miolla posted a status
"I also visited the Taos and Acome Pueblos, the Petroglyph National Park in Albuquerque, Bandolier, and Chimayo ."
Sep 26, 2015
Francesca Tabor-Miolla posted a status
"Just returned from my 8th visit to Santa Fe, NM and as always came home motivated and inspired!"
Sep 26, 2015
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"Thank you Maggie and Rita for your kind words... greatly appreciated.  f"
May 1, 2015
michele josiane martin replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"i am doing lots of different things. that makes me happy."
Dec 17, 2014
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Oct 29, 2014
Doris Culverhouse replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"I will draw whatever I SEE AROUND ME to loosen up.  then I will usually get another idea from that idea. which snowballs into another idea.  also looking at other art is cool. reading or viewing art videos on youtube. "
Oct 29, 2014
Dusty Gonterman-Clare replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"What art has taught me is: I have done the very best I could at that moment. It may not be the best I am capable of doing but it was the best I could do at that moment. In that light, I forgive myself for all the “mistakes” I have made.…"
Sep 8, 2014
Maritess Barranco replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"Im new in art and Im glad I became a part of this club a week ago. I like taking pictures and downloading pictures that I use as models and modify. Im glad to hear there is no bad art and well, like Bette said , as long as you love what u do. I love…"
Aug 21, 2014
Nelson Failing replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"Hey Michele....this is how I do it....when I come across a picture, drawing, painting etc that I like, I would tell myself, "how would I have done that?" and then I do my twist or take on that piece....I have done that with…"
May 26, 2014
michele josiane martin replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
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May 19, 2014
n gresham replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"When members of our group do a study of someones work they always put something like "van Goghs blah blah study" or what ever happens to apply. These items are often things that they would only keep at home, using this as a study on…"
Apr 26, 2014
Bette-Jane Schnabel replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"I have never heard that, Michael, but makes sense.I used to own a custom design greeting card business...also did some apparel. I had many copyrights, a trademark....spent money on many that did not need them! They say anything earning $2,000 a…"
Apr 26, 2014
Michael Beckett replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"it is a standard practice when painting in another artist's style or copying another artist's work to sign the painting with 'after' and the artist's name. For example, if I painted a copy of Van Gogh's Sunflowers, i…"
Apr 26, 2014
n gresham replied to Francesca Tabor-Miolla's discussion What inspires, what motivates
"I agree too but would like to add this. Many well known and new artists alike will "copy" famous paintings in an effort to try to figure out how it was done. I have seen artists at the Smithsonian painting an image of a painting they see…"
Apr 26, 2014

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At 11:12am on June 9, 2013, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Welcome to the Art Colony, Francesca!  If you have any art-related questions, please feel free to post in the forums or groups, where your fellow artists will be happy to help you out. When you get the chance, it would be fun to see some of your art.  Above all, enjoy the site! 
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At 5:42am on June 9, 2013, sharon oppenheimer said…

Hi Francesca, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

If you have any questions or suggestions, please do feel free to contact any of the moderators.

Be sure to read through the Member Guidelines, which explains things like what type of art you can post and what you can't - for instance, nudes and photography are not permitted.

We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

Best Wishes, Sharon (Moderator)

 
 
 

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