What is Talent?

 

I have been thinking about talent since someone in one of my classes said she could see that it wasn't all talent In creating these paintings. One can learn the techniques used in the paintings to record what we see. I have often felt that talent Is highly overrated. Perhaps motivation Is much more important than talent.

My mother had saved much of my very early "artwork" and when she gave it to me I was happy to show my daughters that their work was every bit as good and better than my work at the very same age. I think it was eye opening to them. If they continue to learn and grow and develop their techniques and their inner eye they could far surpass me by the time they are my age.

I continue to ponder this:)

We are working on our Fall Class Schedule and will post that in September!