Flying Mermaids by Richard Ficker

Flying Mermaids

The original is oil on canvas30"x36" it's for sale asking $2500.00 prints are also avaible www.yessy.com/richardficker as with many of my paintings there are numerous hidden secondary images, like a portait of Einstein where the light comes through @ the speed of light fish in the rocks cartoon faces and more have fun,
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Richard FickerWith the exception of a painting class I took in high school I am a self taught artist. I have always looked at the world as an artist, light, shadow, color,and form, but was always to busy to paint. In 2002 at the age of 49 I started, and have been playing catch up ever since. I've started doing shows and selling my work, and hope to some day be able to support myself on my art, so I can paint full time.
I didn't have a good picture of myself,so this is one I painted If your interested in purchasing my work, or a gallery thats interested in displaying it, email rickland4@bellsouth.net
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What makes you want to give up? Horrible criticism? Not being appreciated? Being ignored? Or do you find your own strength in your work, and completing things...
criticism can hurt especially when you didn't ask for an opinion. Being ignored or unappreciated is also hurtful but I feel one should learn to not worry about... view answer
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