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New Peppers no more

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I decided to leave my old art blog. I hadn't written anything on there for the past year+. And since I'm paying a dollar a month for this site, it makes more sense to do what little I do, on these pages.

Electronic painting...digital media...I don't know the correct name for what I'm doing these days. I have a Wacom digital tablet, complete with a stylus which becomes my brush or my pencil or even a spray can of paint to add graffiti to my work. It's not a toy. A lot of people think it is. Serious people do serious work with it. But, then again, those same people consider all painting and drawing to be 'play' and think all artists should 'get a real job'. It's been this way for hundreds of years so it makes no sense for me to try and teach them something. They are illiterate when it comes to art and they like it that way.

Okay, I have that off of my chest. Now I will show off a few new paintings that I had been working on and now consider finish…

It's been awhile

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And during that time I have given up on Facebook. Except that I haven't. I decided to remove my real self from FB and return under a pseudonym. I'm now Billy Bob Wurlitzer. Heir to the second cousin of famed organ building family's fortune in old organs. Or I can be whatever I feel like being. FB was simply becoming too intense for me and I couldn't handle it well. I had to leave. I have ASD and I'm very introverted as well. Or maybe they always go to together? Anyway, now I'm on FB on my own, or Billy Bob's terms.

Leaving FB meant that I had to leave Tuesday Artists on FB. Tuesday Painters on Blogger will be the only home for Tuesday Painters.

With that out of the way, I can talk about digital art. Because of my hip and spine pain, I have been unable to use my wonderful easel. Standing for very long causes pain; ergo, I don't stand. I did decide to pursue digital painting instead. Quite a few well known artists have tried digital and done well with it.…