Dear Artist: You are panning for gold

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The artist’s craft is like panning for gold. Just as the prospector sifts through sand and gravel in search of flecks of gold, the artist painstakingly examines every element of a work in order to find the beauty that lies within. The process is often difficult and time-consuming, but it is worth it when that one precious nugget is finally discovered. Like panning for gold, the artist’s craft is a labor of love that is…



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