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Not too long ago, in a small SC town, I decided to paint a small park that had been allowed to run down and had garbage strew about. I took a lot of artistic license with it to make it look like it "might be". I gave the painting to a town council member ...and to make a long story short...they have cleaned up the park and tried to make it look like the painting. So you can effect our environment as an artist!!!
06-11-2001, 06:31 PM
Jerry, that's great news! I hope the people of your community appreciate how much you care!
Thanks....I think that artists can visualize things better than maybe others...maybe like interior designers and architects. But I think that may be a service we can do for people when they may be at a loss to make an area more "friendly" to others.
06-13-2001, 08:20 PM
What a great idea and story. You saw the possibilities of what could be not of what was. http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif
"Imagination makes you see all sorts of things." Georgia O'Keeffe
Thanks...I think that people like you and all the artists here have a lot to contribute to our society that goes beyond art as it is generally discussed. Maybe that's naive or too idealistic ?? Just an opinion.
06-17-2001, 12:17 AM
That's a wonderful thing to happen. I love our hometown parks! Lots of painting material in them and of them.
We may not have been to school, but we sure paint like we did!
Tammy's Home for Artists (http://tammy.artistnation.com)
Tammy...that is true and when you bring it to peoples attention they (we) will generally act.
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