Amelia Furman

Mixed Media Artist

"Telling Stories with
Paper and Paint. "

Take a Compliment, Already!

With the Loveland Studio Tour is full swing, I’m once again reminded of a certain tendency of mine. I cannot accept a compliment. Whether it is about my art: “You are so talented!” Or my work ethic: “I’m amazed at how much you accomplish…” Or my hair: “Your hair just glows.” I deny and re-butt every one of them. I usually come up with a quirky and humorous denial… ”Talented? Naw, I’ve just practiced a lot...you should see all my bad paintings in my basement!” “My work ethic? That’s due to the obscene amount of coffee I consume everyday.” “Oh, my hair? That glow is grease from lack of washing…..” Hardy-har-har. I believe what my funny remarks are attempting to get across is that I tru

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