Artisan, Artist, Folk Art, Fine...

Artisan, artist
Folk art, fine
Which is the path
that I'll call mine?

One day I was driving to visit an antique folk art doll, and on the drive there I was thinking about paths I'm taking as an artist. I made up the ditty above on the drive. I like to sing and write, too.

I have two artists in me - maybe more than two -  the one that enjoys folk art craft and then the person who likes to smear the paint around in a fine art way. For the longest time I felt like one negated the other but I'm beginning to realize I might be able to let them both live ;-) Both these paths are mine, and one informs the other. But it would be really interesting to find a way to integrate them. This is a good kind of problem.

Beautiful art tiles can be found at Dovetail Antiques. 

"Do not let what you cannot do
keep you from doing what you can do."

John Wooden


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