Hello there. It has been awhile since I last posted a blog, though I've continued to paint all along. I tried my hand at oil painting for the first time, about six weeks ago, I was not thrilled. The painting turned out ok, but I was not prepared for the smell of the paints and thinners, (even the odorless kind) and cleaning the brushes was a constant pain in the butt . Then when I finally finished it, I was astounded to learn how long it took my painting to dry.
With acrylics it…READ MORE
Hello again. I have a lot to be thankful for. As you may know. I recently had a Vitrectomy in my right eye to repair a macular hole. I had lost most of the sight in left eye about 15 years ago due to a macular hole ,that even with surgery, could not be repaired,
I am happy to report that the hole was repaired, and I shouldn't lose any more of my sight. However, I do not see nearly as well as I did when I started painting last January.
But I am truly thankful for saving…READ MORE
Hello again, It's October the 8th and it has been a month since I last submitted a blog. As some of you may know, I have been legally blind in my left eye for the last fourteen years, due to a Macular hole. I tried surgery to repair it, but it did not work.
Last January at the ripe old age of 73, I decided to try my hand at art and began to do a few pictures here and there, I started with a few watercolors, because that's what I'd been given by my eldest son for Christmas. Then my…READ MORE
Well here is is the 8th of September and I am definitely ready for fall. All my important medical tests are over and I got good results, but for the last week or two my eyesight has definitely taken a turn for the worse. I have a torn retina in my left eye which leaves me almost blind in that eye . My right eye is developing cataracts again, so I'll have to be going to a specialist soon. Nobody want's to go blind, but to a late blooming, aspiring artist it's a real…READ MORE