Zom Osborne

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If I Could Live my Life Again

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Journal, practical art info |

I am loving a new (to me) podcast Suggested Donation. It is by youngish artists who are painting using the traditional skills that were taught to 19th century artists. They talk about art and interview other artists. And so far nothing about how to sell or promote your art, thank heavens. I went to art school in the early 90’s. At that time it was...

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From Instagram

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Journal, works In progress | 1 comment

New inspiration from my sketchbook. With the help of the photocopier. #wip #makingart A photo posted by Zom Osborne (@zomosborne) on Jan 27, 2015 at 3:37pm PST I am now in the process of creating a more detailed reference drawing before I begin this...

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What kept you going?

What kept you going?

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Being an Artist, Journal |

I read a wonderful article in the online New York Times titled ‘Old Masters at the Top of Their Game’. There were a few paragraphs about the artist Carmen Herrera, age 99. “Herrera sold her first painting at age 89. Today her work is in the permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art and the Tate Modern.” I found this a little...

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