NOW I have more asks in my inbox about how I learned to be arty.
Well, lots of ways. In college I was turned down for art classes, so I taught myself by experimentation, copying works I liked to see how they worked, hanging out on the Wetcanvas forums, and by being a part of the Painting a Day movement* — creating an entire piece of art from start to finish every single day. I did that for years, so there are several hundred Maggie pieces floating around the world now.
Many of them are:
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*I think Duane Keiser was the start of this.