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How I Painted My Masterpiece

I’d always wanted to become an artist. Finally, I found someone to show me how.

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Hugh Delehanty painting on large canvas

Somewhere in my mid-50s, I was overwhelmed by an uncontrollable urge to become a painter. I don’t know how it started exactly, but I remember reading a magazine article that quoted Tony Bennett, the famous Sunday painter, saying that he had organized his life around three pursuits: singing, painting and writing. … Back to Article

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