Words from Jacki

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Garden Gate in Fall - Jacki Kellum Watercolor Painting Please allow me to begin this by saying that I am more liberal than I am conservative. Unlike many people in the South, I am not a fan of Donald Trump's politics nor of his loud-mouthed bullying, and...

  Old Blush Pink Rose - Jacki Kellum Watercolor at Fine Art America When I am painting, I consider it a great day when something within myself takes over and essentially completes my project for me. This gentle urging is intuition. Michelangelo spoke about the importance of intuition...

You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do. – Henry Ford Is procrastination sucking the air out of you? If so, you are in company. I won't say it is good company. From what I have observed, procrastinators are a frustrated and...

  Sunflower with Blues - Jacki Kellum Watercolor Painting Not long ago, I taught art to people with Parkinson's disease. I did this because I firmly believe that painting can be a dynamic form of therapy “But, if art builds up the human spirit rather then breaking it down, then...

This week I am on a campaign to explain why images are vital to online communication, and especially to marketing. “Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak.” Dr. Lynell Burmark, Ph.D. Associate at the Thornburg Center for Professional Development and...

Although I have masters degrees both in Writing and in Visual Art, I actually prefer to be a painter [I figure: a picture is worth a thousand words]. Yet, painting is much harder for me than writing. Everything has to be aligned perfectly for me...