||Pearls from artists* # 421
||Pearls from artists* # 412
||(My blog turns 8 years old on July 15! As I have done for past anniversaries, I am republishing the very first post from July 15, 2012.) Q: What does it take to be an artist, especially one living and working in New York?
||Q: What advice would you give to up and coming artists, as well as experienced artists, who want to reach the level of publicity and notoriety that you have achieved?
||Pearls from artists* # 190
||Pearls from artists* # 188
||Q: All artists go through periods when they wonder what it’s all for. What do you do during times like that?
||Pearls from artists* # 131
||Q: I just got home from my first painting experience… three hours and I am exhausted! Yet you, Barbara, build up as many as 30 layers of pastel, concentrate on such intricate detail, and work on a single painting for months. How do you do it?