• Francie

Trial and Error

In the early 70s when I was an undergrad my most wonderful boyfriend once commented that the University wasn't teaching oil painting. He thought it was a terrible disservice to all Fine Arts students. I just rolled my eyes. Only old people painted with oils. Real artists used acrylic paint.

And in those days I wanted desperately to be an artist. i just didn't want to put any time into actually doing art. I was young, I had nothing to say and was far more interested in socializing and sex.

Now that I am old I have lots to say but I know nothing about oil painting.

So dear Evan,


you were totally right.


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