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Grandma’s House

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Grandma’s House

Grandma’s House This painting entitled “Grandma’s House” came about as a result of feelings of hopelessness and despair as I wondered if I would ever achieve my dream of having my own home. My art business Art de Joulie had just begun, and I was trying to find my way regarding what to do and how to move forward. I was getting anxious and panicked. Starting a business at this stage of my life, not really having the qualities of a risk taker and knowing that I would have to sustain it financially for as long as necessary, just compounded...

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The Art de Joulie Story - Part 2

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The Art de Joulie Story - Part 2

So we ended part one of our story with how we came up with the name and so now I would like to share what we began doing.Since we registered the company in the month of September, I thought that we could try to catch the Christmas holidays by offering Christmas cards. I began to design the cards using local themes and named each artwork. Next step was to get the original cards scanned and printed, and I worked with a graphic artist and printing company to achieve this goal. Meanwhile, we sent letters to companies introducing Art de Joulie...

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The Art de Joulie Story- Part 1

The Art de Joulie Story- Part 1

As a child I was always fascinated with art and spent many hours occupying my time drawing and colouring, making paper dolls, doll houses, sewing and making craft items. This is like many of you reading this I’m sure. My love for art and creativity never subsided even though various circumstances did not allow me to explore it exactly as I had wished. Art, nonetheless, seemed to follow me and became included in every path that I have taken without my pursuing, as if it were saying to me “I’m still here!” I began teaching at a primary school, and...

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Overcoming Artist's Block

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Overcoming Artist's Block

Get tips on overcoming artist's block in our latest blog post, and get back to your amazing art-creating!

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How to Face the Monsters in Life!

How to Face the Monsters in Life!

As a child growing up, I was introduced to Trinidad Carnival, the festival of music, dancing and colourful masquerade.  

I found the annual event to be very fascinating and exciting; except for one aspect that scared the daylights out of me and one I dreaded having to endure...

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