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June 2014
Posted on June 30th, 2014 by paularath

Being an artist is not an easy career choice. (Or is it a choice or a destiny?) For most artists, the business of selling art is far, far more treacherous than creating art. I absolutely do not agree with Andy Warhol, who once said “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.
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Posted on June 25th, 2014 by paularath

  Jerry and I decided to take our time getting from Volcano to Kailua-Kona. We were on our way to seeing our friends Yil and Shirley (from Reno) for a few days while they are staying in Kailua-Kona. Since there were no tight deadlines, we decided to mosey along, simply seeing what we wanted to see and stopping
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Posted on June 24th, 2014 by paularath

Paul Morgan sent me this terrific photo of our group painting with Tom Hoffmann in the lava fields. (That’s me in the beige hat sitting next to Jerry.) It really captures the spirit of what we were doing. We hiked to this location with all our gear. Tom and Paul took great pains to find
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Posted on June 22nd, 2014 by paularath

We feel incredibly privileged to have taken part in a four-day art retreat with the uber-talented Tom Hoffmann of Seattle. Tom is a prominent artist, teacher and writer. He’s one of those natural teachers who knows how to get through to all levels of artists. His medium is watercolor and he has focused exclusively on
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Posted on June 21st, 2014 by paularath

Jerry and I are having a fabulous time at a four-day watercolor workshop with Tom Hoffmann, a truly wonderful watercolor artist and teacher from Seattle. Tom likes to find unusual and exotic places to paint, so each morning and each afternoon we hike or drive to another spectacular spot on the Big Island. We are
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