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Artist Judith Schutzman


An example of fine art by Judith Schutzman

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.stonebluestudio.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $20.00 - $1,200.00
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Biography



While I've always been drawn to art - and drew - I didn't sign the contract until I'd retired from teaching English.  Turning first to watercolor, I was soon in Sumi-e, pastel, and Asian brush classes.  Then life started to open for me, and I realized why I'd always had to fight a shadow of depression.  Depression means I need to get out of myself, pick up the brush, and create.  So I picked up the pen as well and signed the contract for my future:  I am an artist, and I vow to go as far as I can in the time I get.
 
I make art every day.  I take my sketchbook and wee watercolor set on long walks near my home in beautiful Harvard.  I practice Sink or Swim, enrolling in workshops with master artists for whom I am not yet ready.  While I learn a lot about drawing, painting, and print making, I am humbled, made uncomfortable, challenged, pushed, and seduced into growing.  I either adore or can't stand my teachers.  But I know we are all explorers, pilgrims on a mountainous path with many blind turns, and we will never arrive at our destination.
 
I decided early on to develop skills in a spectrum of mediums and styles.  While others had the depth of a Masters of Fine Arts, I chose my teachers carefully and moved from medium to medium, style to style.  Now I can look at a landscape or figure and decide what technique might be best.  I enjoy the shift in thinking and tools in the switch from one medium to another.  During the pandemic I discovered acrylic gouache, its sumptuous colors and opacity as pleasing as the simplicity and transparency of water color, and I dove into collage.  There are no limits except [...]

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