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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.
Latest Posts | By Malcolm Dewey
Want to Start Painting After 60? Try Acrylics First!
2 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
3 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
5 months 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
8 months 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
10 months 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
11 months 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
12 months 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

Finding the Fountain of Life in Retirement Through Creativity and Art
1 year ago

Finding the Fountain of Life in Retirement Through Creativity and Art

It is usually about this time of year when I start to lose momentum. I start off in January with a plan and get stuck during February. Come March and I am running on empty. This is a familiar pattern for me. Perhaps you can relate? Read More

Travel and Painting: A Beautiful Way to See the World After Retirement
1 year ago

Travel and Painting: A Beautiful Way to See the World After Retirement

You may have set travel as one of your retirement goals already. No doubt we have heard many express, “When I retire I want to travel more.”
Read More

How to Return to Your Art Spirit and Find True Freedom After 60
1 year ago

How to Return to Your Art Spirit and Find True Freedom After 60

Socrates said that the unexamined life is not worth living. He was referring to a life governed by rules and routines imposed by others. Such a life is not freedom, but rather unconscious at best. Oppression at worst. Read More

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