Topics » Arts & Culture   May 18, 2010

Wounded Warriors

Beginners and Experts

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Beginners and Experts

Participants' level of experience with art is irrelevant when starting the course. Some participants have had experience with the visual arts; others haven't held a brush since high school art class. Whatever their skill level, Nguyen says, they can put their thoughts and experiences onto a canvas.