The Blog of Fiona Verdouw

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EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — How An Artist Handles Commissions. What You Should Expect.

PART THREE: Here’s the low-down on what you should expect from an artist when you commission them.

Why bother entering Art Prizes if you’re not a masochist who loves writing succinct artist's statements? Here’s what’s involved and why I put myself through it. Henry Jones, What Motivates Me, Find People, Scary, Paintings, Artist, Blog, Paint, Painting Art

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — Entering Art Prizes: What’s involved and why I do it.

Why bother entering Art Prizes if you’re not a masochist who loves writing succinct artist's statements? Here’s what’s involved and why I put myself through it.

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — What can happen when you embrace the unexpected: Sky Digital, Holiday Photos, Still Life, Shit Happens, Blog, Holiday Pictures, Vacation Pictures, Blogging

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — What can happen when you embrace the unexpected:

Sometimes, unexpected things happen. Cars break down just days away from finishing a Summer-long road trip. You unwrap a leg of lamb for dinner and it reeks of something so bad you consider becoming a vegan - until you return said leg of lamb to store and buy a BBQ chicken instead. Or your son s

Have you ever been told that your talents ‘run in the family’? Just how much truth is there in that? Pretty Easy Drawings, Welcome On Board, Order Of The Day, Pencil Drawings, Something To Do, Creative, Artist, Blog, Painting

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — Is Creative Talent Inherited?

Have you ever been told that your talents ‘run in the family’? Just how much truth is there in that?

Have you ever been told that your talents ‘run in the family’? Just how much truth is there in that? Pretty Easy Drawings, Welcome On Board, Order Of The Day, My Ancestors, Say Hi, Pencil Drawings, Something To Do, Vintage World Maps, It Cast

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — Is Creative Talent Inherited?

Have you ever been told that your talents ‘run in the family’? Just how much truth is there in that?

Have you ever been told that your talents ‘run in the family’? Just how much truth is there in that? Pretty Easy Drawings, Welcome On Board, Order Of The Day, My Ancestors, Say Hi, Pencil Drawings, Something To Do, Moose Art, Symbols

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — Is Creative Talent Inherited?

Have you ever been told that your talents ‘run in the family’? Just how much truth is there in that?

How to Think And See The World Like Leonardo da Vinci Grant Wood, Johannes Vermeer, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Rembrandt, Georgia O'keeffe, Diego Velazquez, Louvre Museum, Creative Thinking Skills, Mona Lisa Smile

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — Avoid crying in the gutter: How to get the most out of visiting art galleries.

Fiona makes a scene in an Italian alley - so you don’t have to.

What things do you enjoy challenging yourself with? Boat Shed, Morning Light, Sunrises, One Light, Brush Strokes, Scene, Paintings, Canning, Blog

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — Appearances can be deceptive: Painting Sunrises and Waterscapes

What things do you enjoy challenging yourself with?

Ever heard of the Emotional Cycle of Change? Bell Curve Graph, The 12 Week Year, Brian Moran, Self Pity, Throw In The Towel, When You Realize, Roller Coaster, Thing 1 Thing 2, Positive Thoughts

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — How to Navigate the Emotional Roller-Coaster of Change

Ever heard of the Emotional Cycle of Change ? I’m deeply familiar with it – and I bet you are too.

A rough example of what “Imagination Fi” looked like… (Photo by Maria Fernanda Gonzalez on Unsplash) - Fiona Verdouw Blog Do Exercise, Three Kids, New Day, Instagram Feed, Something To Do, Imagination, Blog, Things To Sell, Brand New Day

EXTRA | ORDINARY BLOG — How I went from Jack-of-all-trades to Master-of-One:

How I went from day dreaming about painting regularly to actually doing it.