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Dubya Re. Recently Discovered Painting Talent: 'Of Course Some People are Surprised I Can Even Read'
Reaganite Republican ^ | 25 April 2013 | Reaganite Republican

Posted on 04/25/2013 9:21:56 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican

I'm no art sophisticate or anything, but I know what I like. And as much as I didn't like George W Bush's spending and government expansion, I DO like his work in watercolors- the guy is good-

But if you're surprised, so's Dubya... he had no idea he could paint: seems about a year ago he did some 'doodling' to explain something to the Bush daughters at the ranch one day, and and lo-and-behold a family friend in the art business told him he may have a hidden talent.

Bush had read a book by Winston Churchill on amateur painting, and took the lessons in it to heart: now just a few months later, a few pieces of his were submitted to the Dallas Morning News and published in the ramp-up to the Bush Library opening today... color me impressed!

More at the Dallas Morning News...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Government; History; Humor
KEYWORDS: art; bush; library; painting
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1 posted on 04/25/2013 9:21:56 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: AdvisorB; ken5050; sten; paythefiddler; gattaca; bayliving; SeminoleCounty; chesley; Vendome; ...

*** PING ***


2 posted on 04/25/2013 9:27:09 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Obama has a hobby too. He fiddles.


3 posted on 04/25/2013 9:27:10 AM PDT by llevrok (2013: America is in a cold civil war.)
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To: Reaganite Republican
Ya gotta love'm

Yes...we miss you very badly...because you cared about us and our country.

Best Wishes Always

4 posted on 04/25/2013 9:27:18 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Reaganite Republican
Don't care who ya re, that was funny right there !


5 posted on 04/25/2013 9:28:58 AM PDT by tomkat ( nationalis caterva fornicari in processus)
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To: llevrok

diddles ... there .. fixed.


6 posted on 04/25/2013 9:30:06 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Sacajaweau; All
I'm no artist, but I know what I like ...

Not bad, Dubya.


7 posted on 04/25/2013 9:34:54 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Reaganite Republican

See, Hitler was a painter, too, ergo, Bush is Hitler. /liberal whacko logic


8 posted on 04/25/2013 9:36:40 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: tomkat

GWB has a great sense of humor. A chip off of his mom’s block in that regard.

We may haves with some of his policies, but I felt he was trying to do right FOR the country rather than TO the country


9 posted on 04/25/2013 9:37:51 AM PDT by llevrok (2013: America is in a cold civil war.)
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To: knarf

Not bad at all, he’s got an eye for a subject too


10 posted on 04/25/2013 9:38:44 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: knarf

That’s Crawford....


11 posted on 04/25/2013 9:39:43 AM PDT by txhurl
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To: llevrok

GWB has a great sense of humor. A chip off of his mom’s block in that regard.

We may haves with some of his policies, but I felt he was trying to do right FOR the country rather than TO the country


Like the For analogy. . Todays occupant is all about. To , and me...


12 posted on 04/25/2013 9:40:08 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: Reaganite Republican

I especially like his painting of Barney, the son he never had. :)

Loved the pics online of Barney after he died not too long ago. I’d buy a print of that painting IF it were made available.


13 posted on 04/25/2013 9:40:12 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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To: knarf

Looks like Van Gogh style, paintings. All that’s missing are women with crazy boob and eye placement.


14 posted on 04/25/2013 9:41:25 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: dfwgator

Of course~


15 posted on 04/25/2013 9:42:19 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

I sure wish I had some artistic ability,
maybe one day...


16 posted on 04/25/2013 9:42:36 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: llevrok

A chip off of his mom’s block in that regard.

... never heard Babs say anything funny, mostly nasty ...always negative if it was about conservatives... a least fav 1st Lady after Mooch...

ymmv


17 posted on 04/25/2013 9:42:54 AM PDT by ElectionInspector (Molon Labe...)
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To: Reaganite Republican
Barney is my favorite.


18 posted on 04/25/2013 9:47:08 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Reaganite Republican

Color Obama a down-low Marxist.


19 posted on 04/25/2013 9:47:19 AM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: knarf

Very nice!


20 posted on 04/25/2013 9:52:40 AM PDT by what's up
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To: dfwgator; Reaganite Republican
Obama: “I inherited Bush's talent, too!”

And whatever he produces (could be painted by someone else), Matthews, MSNBC, and a whole other bunch will say it is BETTER than Bush.

In fact Obama will be the #1 most talented president in our history./liberal whacko logic

21 posted on 04/25/2013 9:55:27 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Reaganite Republican

George W Bush Paintings

Click on each link to see the large layout in each section.

22 posted on 04/25/2013 9:59:00 AM PDT by deport
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To: Reaganite Republican
Has Obama ever shown any talent in anything at all? Heck, does he even DO ANYTHING outside politics besides vacation and play golf? Is he even decent at golf? Supposedly he can't even properly smoke a joint according to the "choom gang".

All he's ever done in his life is be a half-black puppet for race-marxists. All because he was raised by whites and has “no negro dialect”.

He knows he is a talentless turd and wishes the entire world could be brought down below his level. Like this: http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/harrison.html

23 posted on 04/25/2013 10:07:08 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: smoothsailing

I like how he signs ‘em “43”


24 posted on 04/25/2013 10:08:29 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: deport

Man, do they still hate him.


25 posted on 04/25/2013 10:09:36 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: duckman

That was Picasso, not Van Gogh.


26 posted on 04/25/2013 10:12:51 AM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: knarf

He has found something he truly likes.


27 posted on 04/25/2013 10:14:18 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: varyouga

Let’s just say we have an “embaressment” living in the White House.


28 posted on 04/25/2013 10:15:33 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: smoothsailing

Oh yes, I remember that painting around the time that Barney has passed.


29 posted on 04/25/2013 10:16:17 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: dfwgator

A house painter.


30 posted on 04/25/2013 10:17:20 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

I remember Barney as a neat little dog. The Christmas videos with Barney at the White House were a hoot! :)


31 posted on 04/25/2013 10:22:34 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Yes, Barney cams. :)=^..^=


32 posted on 04/25/2013 10:23:27 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Nothing compares to that giant of today’s art world... Dan Lacey.


33 posted on 04/25/2013 10:25:26 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Biggirl
I always W's self-defecating humor.. a month or so ago he said that the Library would not open in time because someone didn't return the book.. priceless
34 posted on 04/25/2013 10:25:51 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Biggirl

I love the cat pictures. I want one!


35 posted on 04/25/2013 10:27:43 AM PDT by angcat
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To: Robe
I always W's self-defecating humor

Erm ... that's "deprecating." "Defacating" is altogether different - and I don't know how one does it to oneself.

36 posted on 04/25/2013 10:28:31 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (I'll stick to facts and logic, and not follow into the gutter those who make disagreements personal.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

He might paint some of his regal saudi pals.


37 posted on 04/25/2013 10:32:50 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: smoothsailing

There’s a sculptural quality to the Barney painting.


38 posted on 04/25/2013 10:48:49 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: JustSayNoToNannies
Spell check can be your friend, sometimes not so much.. my apologies

I hope I haven't just entered into the realm of HUGH and SERIES

39 posted on 04/25/2013 10:51:16 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Robe
self-defecating humor..

Perfect description of Obama's futile stabs at humor.

40 posted on 04/25/2013 10:58:56 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Biggirl

***A house painter.***

“Der Furer was a great painter! He could do a whole room in an afternoon! TWO COATS!” - from THE PRODUCERS


41 posted on 04/25/2013 11:47:49 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: dfwgator

In the movie AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Gene Kelly walks pased an artist who looks like Churchill who is painting.

Churchill was British. Obama hates British. Bush paints, there fore Obama hates Bush.


42 posted on 04/25/2013 11:51:45 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: Windflier

I like his paintings. Even though the perspectives are off, the informality as a result, in each one, leaves one with feeling of friendly pleasantness! They are comfortable, at ease and welcoming to the viewer. Somehow, I think that’s his personality and that’s what shines through his work!


43 posted on 04/25/2013 12:22:55 PM PDT by PrairieLady2
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To: PrairieLady2

Well said, Lady. I get the same sense of peace from Dubya’s paintings.


44 posted on 04/25/2013 1:02:10 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

But nobody ever said a bad word about Winston Churchill, did they? No! "Win with Winnie!" Churchill! With his cigars, with his brandy. And his ROTTEN painting! ROTTEN! Hitler, THERE was a painter! He could paint an entire apartment in one afternoon! TWO COATS!

45 posted on 04/25/2013 1:52:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Robe
I hope I haven't just entered into the realm of HUGH and SERIES

Not quite, but you are not allowed to Stune your Beeber for one week.

46 posted on 04/25/2013 3:53:26 PM PDT by ken in texas (I respect my elders but keep finding fewer of them.)
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To: ken in texas

hope I haven’t just entered into the realm of HUGH and SERIES

Not quite, but you are not allowed to Stune your Beeber for one week.

Dam, just dam!


47 posted on 04/25/2013 5:57:05 PM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

you have never seen tub girl ?


48 posted on 04/26/2013 10:50:40 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Robe

What is this Beeber thing i keep reading about?


49 posted on 04/26/2013 10:54:58 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Robe
This is self-defecating humor...
50 posted on 04/26/2013 10:59:35 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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