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How Art Saved My Life (Literally)

Meeting A Collector

It was June of 2010,  and I stepped out of our car into the warm air and approached the gallery door. I had been invited by the gallery owner to meet a collector of mine, and as I stepped inside the room, my eyes slowly adjusted to the indoor lighting.

The gallery...

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Questions & Answers - #5

20191024 Livestream from Jed Dorsey & Acrylic University on Vimeo.

Announcements

1. Color Course is coming up, starting Nov 5, 2019. The first lesson will be available on that date.

2. We are creating a track called "Acrylic Like a Boss." If you are a member of Acrylic University (have...

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Questions & Answers - #4

 

 

Color Course Coming Up

01:54 Excited to be here again and answer a few questions. And I've actually got a couple really cool announcements that you want to pay attention to. We've got a color course coming up! I would love for you to give us your number one question about...

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The Confident Artist Intro: Creativity & Courage

“Creativity takes courage.”

- Henri Matisse

 A Common Question

I had just locked the storage room door and was walking out of my studio when a woman caught my attention. She had come in and wanted to find out more about my painting classes. After I gave her the schedule, she...

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Questions & Answers #3 - Including My Story of Art & Healing

 

(Just a heads up! The times are about 45 seconds off ...)

00:09 Jed: I can't believe that this is the third live Q&A that we're doing and I'm  super excited about where we're at with Acrylic University. I'm thrilled. I'm honored to be part of Acrylic University, to be the founder of...

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Questions & Answers #2

paints q&a tools Sep 30, 2019
 

(Just a heads up! The times are about 45 seconds off ...)

00:08: Alright, friends, we are back going live with a question and answer time, so super excited to be here and wanted to say good morning, and it's a pretty grey day. Last week I was telling you how summer came to an abrupt end, like...

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Art Access Program: Helping Young People Thrive Creatively

 

Why Art Matters

When I lived in Indianapolis and had recently become a full time artist, I was asked to do an art lesson at the local high school where I had been involved previously through coaching and mentoring. A friend was in charge of the detention hall where kids were sent before they were...

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Questions & Answers #1

paints q&a tools Sep 23, 2019
 

 (Please note: The time-stamp is about 45 seconds ahead of video)

Welcome To The First Q&A!

 0:00:45 Jed: Alright. Well, welcome friends, to the first live question and answer time. I don't know what you guys are up to right now, but it's kind of grey, cloudy here in the Pacific...

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The Amazing Paint Box and Palette for Acrylic Painters

Uncategorized Sep 13, 2019

I have been painting with acrylics for 20 years but have only recently discovered a system that has revolutionized the way I paint. I am excited to share this with you as I believe it will help you become a better and happier artist.

DISCOVERING THE PERFECT PALETTE

Most artists use some kind of...

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Paintbrushes for Acrylic Painters

Uncategorized Sep 13, 2019

7 TYPES OF BRUSHES

There are many different kinds of paint brushes. Some of them I have used a lot and others I have only used a little bit. I am a painter who primarily uses acrylics so my knowledge about brushes comes directly from using them in the context of this specific medium.

1. Filbert...

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