As an Old Masters Academy™ Member, you can exhibit your paintings and drawings in the Students Gallery.
The only thing I knew about watercolor was which end of the brush to wet
I didn’t know I could even draw, much less paint, until I was 55 years old.
I have known some successes, raising children alone, starting and running an ad agency for 10 years, owning a quilt shop and so on. My main hobbies/interests enduring throughout my life have been needlework, history/genealogy, and in-depth study of the Bible and Hebrew. I have achieved Master level of Fine Hand Embroidery, specializing in White on White from the 18th – 19th century. I have traced our family back to William the Conquerer and discovered amazing accomplishments of my forefathers. I taught people how the study the Bible for 20 years (classes at night and weekend workshops) and taught myself to read Hebrew and even speak it.
And yet, I didn’t think I was really good at anything and often wondered why I didn’t have a gift, a talent. There has always been a part of me looking for “something” that was missing in my life. …
Oil Painting by Spasici facebook.com/spasici.claudiu
Working toward my best
I am an amateur who has always loved art, but when I told my parents I wanted to major in art, after a lengthy silence, my mom simply said, “But you like to eat.” So I majored in the sciences. Great career, but sure missed the Art.
But now, many decades later, the Old Masters Academy is a dream come true – the courses I couldn’t take when younger are now readily available whenever I am ready to learn. And they are worth watching repeatedly! …