Aspiring Artist

Last updated: March 2022

Necessity always required that I do whatever work I could find. Finally retired, I began developing my artistic skill. Then the diagnosis … AMD!

I tried not to worry, but as the disease progressed, I did. Would I lose my sight? Be unable to paint?

Finding that less is more

Then I made an encouraging discovery: my favorite painter, Georgia O’Keefe, had AMD, yet continued to produce beautiful works of art into old age.

This year has been productive. My paintings are in galleries. They are selling. Difficulty seeing details seems to make my internal vision expand. In my case, less is truly more.

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