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About Malcolm Dewey

Malcolm Dewey is a professional artist and writer. He is passionate about painting in oils and watercolor. Malcolm loves landscape painting. He teaches painting to artists of all levels. Working online on his website http://www.malcolmdeweyfineart.com and in personal lessons Malcolm helps other artists paint better with structured painting lessons. His Facebook page can be found here.
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4 Tips for More Precious Moments Creating Art with Your Grandchildren
3 months ago

4 Tips for More Precious Moments Creating Art with Your Grandchildren

By  •  Family

The funny thing about being a full-time artist is that you think everyone else is creating art too. At least planning to anyway. Fortunately, there are responsible people doing the jobs that we artists try to avoid. Read More

The Old Game Artists and Creative People Play and 5 Steps to Help You Stop
5 months ago

The Old Game Artists and Creative People Play and 5 Steps to Help You Stop

Are you a creative person? Is making art a daily or regular thing you need to do? Heck, are you making a living partly or completely from art? If you are, then you have played this game many times. Maybe you are very good at it or starting out as a newbie. Read More

Creativity in Retirement: A Myth or a Possibility?
7 months ago

Creativity in Retirement: A Myth or a Possibility?

Family gatherings are fascinating experiences. They can be wonderful moments of shared love and joy. They can also tip to the other extreme and result in conflict. But usually everyone makes up again and all ends well. Read More

Want to Start Painting After 60? Try Acrylics First!
10 months ago

Want to Start Painting After 60? Try Acrylics First!

Are you looking forward to reconnecting with your creative side after 60? You know that this is healthy and will do wonders to smooth out the edges of the past few years. Decades even. One favorite option is painting, but before you begin you need to make a critical choice. What medium will work best? Read More

Why Simplicity in Your Art and Life Matters After 60
11 months ago

Why Simplicity in Your Art and Life Matters After 60

Do you find yourself caught up in to-do lists that never end? Do you see problems all the time? Stress over little details and find drama in every situation? Read More

How to Use Change for Positive Growth in Your Art and Life After 60
1 year ago

How to Use Change for Positive Growth in Your Art and Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

They say that there are three chronic types of fear: the fear of failure, fear of success and fear of change. Which one do you relate to? Read More

5 Powerful Reasons Older Adults Should Teach
1 year ago

5 Powerful Reasons Older Adults Should Teach

My wife and I were chatting before supper the other day about art classes.

“You don’t realize how scary it is for art students,” Kerrin said.

I was not sure what my wife meant by this. “Oh yes?” I replied. Read More

Retirement Goals Fading Away? Here’s How to Get Back on Track
1 year ago

Retirement Goals Fading Away? Here’s How to Get Back on Track

Do you reach the middle of the year and wonder what happened in the past six months? It can be a shock to discover that your resolutions are lying in shreds or have been forgotten. Read More

How to Paint Expressive and Realistic Paintings
2 years ago

How to Paint Expressive and Realistic Paintings

Sometimes you can have your cake and eat it too. Many painting enthusiasts in my classes want to paint realistic works. Perhaps this comes from photography where a sharp picture is appreciated. Read More

How to Break Though Creative Block and Start Painting After 60
2 years ago

How to Break Though Creative Block and Start Painting After 60

There is one excellent reason for trying a creative workshop. There are others of course, but this one beats them all. Know what it is? Read More