Portraits by Deborah Gill
Several years ago I became very ill and the many activities that I use to participate in are not possible. I will have to leave the activities that require a lot of physical stamina to a younger and stronger generation.
Since I was very young art has always been a part of my life. I want to be able to express how I feel about the world around me to others by sharing my talents. Since I can no longer do things like paint a logo on the Boy Scouts Trailer I need to find a way to do that.
I went to college in the 1960’s and there was an attitude that you didn’t need to know how to paint or draw realistically to be an artist. I have always felt that there was something missing and it seems that the Old Masters Academy is where one can gain those missing skills.
In addition, how much fun will it be to paint realistic portraits of my Grandchildren and the cute little neighbor kids that seem to love to come to my house. …