Arts & Activities  
      January Student Page      

      Concept, Composition, Confidence, Contrast, Color Harmony, Character, Courage      
      By Dan Bartges      
      Assignment 5 In A Series Of 10: CONFIDENCE, Part II of II      
      Winslow Homer (American; 1836–1910). Bear Hunting, Prospect Rock, 1892. Watercolor and pencil on paper sheet; 13.875 x 20". Smithsonian American Art Museum. Gift of John Gellatly.      
      Dan Bartges. Detail from A Simple Gift. Oil. Visualization gives clear, pictorial guidance to your subconscious—your inner artist—in order for it to fully understand what you want it to help you achieve.      
      Example of a 3" x 5" affirmation card.      

1Q. In what sport was Rick McKinney the world champion?

1A. Archery. McKinney won numerous collegiate, national and world championship titles and two Olympic silver medals.

2Q. How many days should one practice with an Affirmation Card?

2A. Twenty-one straight days.

3Q. What caused Winslow Homer to gain confidence and become a better painter?

3A. Around 1860, he began studying the principles of color harmony and gradually applied them to his art work.


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