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The Bogeyman Syndrome

Posted by Inci Johnson on

The Bogeyman Syndrome
The Bogeyman Syndrome: When I was growing up there was a saying you frequently heard adults say, "children should be seen and not heard." At the time, I’m pretty sure I didn't completely understand how that might have impacted children. Fast-forward a lot of years. I revisited that statement that somehow managed to...

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Translating Your Images Into Words

Posted by Angie Johnson on

Translating Your Images Into Words

Translating Your Images Into Words: . Turning your words and your images into your own, paraphrasing each. What's in an image? It's filled with descriptive words. What's in words? They describe an image. . Both words and images create a conversation between the two. When we see, we visualize images. Those images instruct us to create words and start the dialogue between the two. If you have a rich or prodigious vocabulary to describe those images, you're giving those images of life way beyond their visual intent. . The conversation begins. We see; and we are compelled to say, even...

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Idea Fountains Hiding in Your Thoughts

Posted by Angie Johnson on

Idea Fountains Hiding in Your Thoughts

Idea Fountains Hiding in Your Thoughts: Every work of art tells a story, outwardly and inwardly. The interpretations of this painting, although seemingly to be purely abstract; actually tells a story. The viewer of this work of art, or for that matter any work of art, has the profound opportunity to bring about their own explanation of what they are actually seeing. As simple as it may be described in just a few words, there are many opportunities to fashion a descriptive story in their own thoughts. . As the artist of this work, here's what it actually describes to...

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