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  1. Bernard Poulin

    Bernard Poulin

    13/06/2017
    Very touched by the bilingual presentation of La Levure littéraire, at :
    Bernard Poulin
    Bernard Aimé Poulin
    levurelitteraire.com (Ottawa, Canada)       Peintre, écrivain, professeur     Ce n’est...
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  2. Bernard Poulin

    Bernard Poulin

    08/04/2017
    Brent St-Denis, member of Parliament for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing (between 1993 & 2008) and the Honourable Marie-Paule Charette-Poulin, Senator for Northern Ontario (from 1995 to 2015) were the proud sponsors of the Bill that enabled th creation of Vimy Ridge Day in Canada (celebrated on each and every April 9). Lest we forget. Bernard Poulin
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    Bernard Poulin
    08/04/2017 #1 Bernard Poulin
    Brent St-Denis, membre de Parlement pour Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing (entre 1993 et 2008) et l’hon.Marie-Paule Charette-Poulin, Sénateur (entre 1995 et 2015) sont les fiers parrain et marraine de la journée officielle de Vimy au Canada (Vimy Ridge Day) - c. à d. le 9 avril de chaque année. Souvenons-nous.
  3. ProducerBernard Poulin

    Bernard Poulin

    27/01/2017
    Better artwork = Art = A Happy Painter?
    Better artwork = Art = A Happy Painter?Picasso, I am sure, was filled with love and happiness when he sketched and painted his children. Those depictions communicate both these emotions and his talent for intense yet subtle lines, shapes and form. Yet, his hand did not rely solely on...
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    Javier 🐝 beBee
    25/04/2017 #9 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #7 @Bernard Poulin beBee is what you want it to be ! Bee happy!
    Bernard Poulin
    25/04/2017 #8 Bernard Poulin
    #5 Me thinks that Theodore was speaking to the amount of effort required in the creation of artwork which seeks to be (is worthy of being called) "art".
    Bernard Poulin
    25/04/2017 #7 Bernard Poulin
    #3 Thank you Javier for being there. You and the others are helping me to define whatever it is that BeBee is. . . or is trying to be. I am not sure yet. I still haven't figured it out. But maybe I am not supposed to. . .
    Chas ✌️ Wyatt
    17/02/2017 #5 Chas ✌️ Wyatt
    "Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail." ~Theodore Dreiser, "Life, Art, and America", 1917.
    Martin Wright
    17/02/2017 #4 Martin Wright
    Many of us have a deSire to create - which is where art comes from. But for some it is a drive.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    17/02/2017 #3 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Bernard Poulin thanks for sharing it ! Happy to be connected with you on beBee !
    Bernard Poulin
    27/01/2017 #2 Bernard Poulin
    #1 Merci Pascal. Just something I believe in strongly. The arts have always been a danger to the status quo, the politically correct and to governance. It is a world of watchdogs which tends to say what it sees and shares it with those who, at times, don't .
    Pascal Derrien
    27/01/2017 #1 Pascal Derrien
    Best piece I have read about this in a long......time :-)
  4. ProducerBernard Poulin

    Bernard Poulin

    08/01/2017
    We Need To Think Our Own Thinks
    We Need To Think Our Own ThinksFrom Apr 2, 2015For a visual artist there are 2 types of worlds out there : the studio world and “other” worlds. Most of the time, the former is separate from the others. But for consideration of subject matter harvesting, some times they link up.My...
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    Bernard Poulin
    09/01/2017 #7 Bernard Poulin
    #4 The colored pencils are a perfect medium in Bermuda. . .
    Bernard Poulin
    09/01/2017 #6 Bernard Poulin
    #2 To discover or not to discover, that is the question. :)
    Bernard Poulin
    09/01/2017 #5 Bernard Poulin
    #1 Some of us are just ahead of the game , I guess. :) Think on!
    Dean Owen
    09/01/2017 #4 Dean Owen
    #3 Thanks for tagging me @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. I would have missed it as the feed is supersonic these days and anything posted in the Western Hemisphere is likely to get overlooked unless it is shared during my day. Always fascinated by the minds of artists. But for me, an artist can be technically brilliant, but just like singers, if they don't have soul, their voice/canvas will be will not be engaging. Looking through Mr. Poulin's artwork, I am taken in by the warmth. Absolutely delightful. The book sounds interesting indeed. I spent my early years reading books that provoked thought, upset, and disrupted. These days I prefer books that take me on a journey, like being a passenger in Disney's Small World. So no offence dear Bernard Poulin, I am however tempted by your Colored Pencil Techniques series!
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    09/01/2017 #3 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    I was drawn in by the metacogntive attraction of the title of this buzz and then the graphic. Once I got reading, I noticed the word "nude" and I checked back a little for a moment thinking, I hope this is not bait and switch.

    No worries, this was a delight to read from top to bottom. While this buzz is about the authors book, the attraction for me here is the worldview of an artist. There is a chasm between the "studio world" and the "other world's".

    When it comes to "encouragement", I will draw a quick distinction in my own mind between the artist and the anarchist. The artist absolutely consumes and eats the object of their art - they pull from the very fabric of life, and so the artist takes in a lot to emit a little art. We only see the end product and not what went into the end product that is art.

    The anarchist is different, she or he does not want rules to be imposed on them and does not want to be told what to do, which for me is interesting in that there is a relationship that exists between the anarchist and art - one is about creating rules, which kind of paradoxical considering anarchists don't believe in rules - and so it seems that there is a split in the world of anarchists - but the link back to art is the paradoxical.

    So now I observe this buzz, just like a painting - a metacognition of Bernard Poulin. This observation is not for me one between the studio and the other worlds, it is the observation of many worlds I observe. I more am more than delighted to welcome Bernard to beBee, as I am delighted @Dean Owen lead me to Lyon Brave, likewise I welcome hearing Dean's observations regarding Bernard's buzz.
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    08/01/2017 #2 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    I'm with Deb, intriguing Bernard. I'm an observer (and I do stare, but try not to get caught). I like to go to a local park and just observe people, try to decipher their expressions and overheard conversations. Ever notice how you can tell which ones are actually thinking, contemplating and those that just seem to walk through the world oblivious of all that is going on around them?
    In actuality I'm told I think too much...which never made sense to me.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    08/01/2017 #1 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Thinking my own thinks is my definition of success - it says so right on my website. Along with the fact that I suspect that the meaning of life is to learn to use our own thinking equipment.

    I am very intrigued by this book, @Bernard Poulin View more
    Thinking my own thinks is my definition of success - it says so right on my website. Along with the fact that I suspect that the meaning of life is to learn to use our own thinking equipment.

    I am very intrigued by this book, @Bernard Poulin, very intrigued. Close
  5. ProducerBernard Poulin

    Bernard Poulin

    06/01/2017
    A 2017 Ponder
    A 2017 PonderI love artwork. As a product of individual creativity, it is everywhere. But I am more enamoured with, more tantalized by, more in awe of art because, despite all illusions to the contrary, its presence is more elusive, more rare than the rarest of...
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  6. Christopher Taylor
    Great insight into some great design work.

    http://bit.ly/1XwXuPJ
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  7. George Hull

    George Hull

    23/03/2016
    The First Undersea Art Museum In The Atlantic: Swim Through Hundreds Of Life-Size Sculptures http://ow.ly/ZQvelGeorge Hull
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  8. George Hull

    George Hull

    18/03/2016
    MOMA exhibitions calendar
    George Hull
    Exhibitions | MoMA
    www.moma.org The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. Its extraordinary exhibitions and collection of modern and contemporary art are dedicated to helping you understand and enjoy the art of our...
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  9. Nandini Singh

    Nandini Singh

    22/12/2015
    My Incredible Uttarakhand in oil, 5X 7ft at Raj Bhawan Dehradun Nandini Singh
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  10. Nandini Singh

    Nandini Singh

    22/12/2015
    Ferocious Goddess Kali Nandini Singh
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  11. Nandini Singh

    Nandini Singh

    22/12/2015
    Wall Painting in acrylic Nandini Singh
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  12. Nandini Singh

    Nandini Singh

    22/12/2015
    Gover Tamil Nadu Sh. Surjeet Singh Barnala Ji and Lady in Oil Nandini Singh
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  13. Nandini Singh

    Nandini Singh

    22/12/2015
    Color Pencil sketches Nandini Singh
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  14. Nandini Singh

    Nandini Singh

    22/12/2015
    Water Color Nandini Singh
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  15. Nandini Singh

    Nandini Singh

    22/12/2015
    Morgan Freeman" My Portrait in oil Nandini Singh
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