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I choose to paint subjects that I have true feelings for, that really matter to me, and to paint them in ways that convey my honest reaction to them,” says Terri Ford. “As a visual person, I find that simple subjects most often catch my eye — everyday objects that possess a certain beauty or intimate views rather than grandiose scenes. I’ve been known to paint old, run-down sheds that go on to be award winners and published pieces.”

Ford continues, “ is a perfect example of a scene that could easily be passed by unnoticed, but something about it spoke to me. Everyone who came into my studio commented on that piece above all others. When painted with truth

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