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Skincare Special: OBAGI Nu-Derm

Skincare

WHO KNEW? Are you aware that skin is a living organ? The largest in your body, as a matter of fact! That means it is pretty important and requires adequate skincare and nutrients. We all have our “go-to” favorite cream or moisturizer, but how do we know if ACTUALLY does any good? After all, we cannot speak to our organs to find out whether or not we are providing proper nutrition. Ther ...[Read More]

It’s Never Too Late to Create Inspiration on Becoming an Artist

It’s Never Too Late to Create Inspiration on Becoming an Artist

If you’ve always wanted to be an artist, why not start now? Whether you’re eight years old or 80, it’s never too late to start making art. Give in to your passion, find the right inspiration and dive right in. Finding Inspiration Inspiration is all around you. Start to notice what attracts you and record it as a reference for future paintings. The more you begin to notice the inspiration around yo ...[Read More]

How to Raise an Artist

How to Raise an Artist

5 Creative Ways to Get Your Children Interested in Art There’s more to a well-rounded education than reading, math, and science. Art is just as essential to your child’s well-being and knowledge base. Unlike math, science, and reading, the arts utilize a separate area of your child’s brain: the right hemisphere. This part of the brain is tasked with some of the most compelling features of everyday ...[Read More]

Find Space for Your Art Ways to Create a Creative Space in Your Home

Find Space for Your Art Ways to Create a Creative Space in Your Home

Ways to Create a Creative Space in Your Home One of the things that people consistently say gets in the way of making art is not having an art space. Here are a few ideas for creating a fun, funky, and functional art space you can really use in your home. Create an Art Studio in YOUR Home If you truly want to make art and creativity a part of your life and your self-care practice, you can find a s ...[Read More]

Jay Appurao Art Show 2019

How Much Do You Know About Tummy Tucks? Dr. Salemy

Childbearing, weight loss and aging can take a toll on the abdominal region. Many consider undergoing an abdominoplasty or more popularly known as a tummy tuck to achieve a flatter and more toned mid-section. For those interested in this procedure being informed and getting educated about what a tummy tuck can do for you is important homework. How much do you know about this procedure? Test your k ...[Read More]

The Breakfast Table

The Breakfast Table

To illustrate the process of my artwork, and to better demonstrate how I meticulously craft each image throughout the process, the following sample stages of how I did ‘Breakfast Table’, you can see how I corrected myself. 1. As always, I started with a good drawing.. 2. The photograph had some greenish tint to the whole image from reflections of the ambient green room interior lighting. So, I sta ...[Read More]

Behind the Canvas: ‘Dr. Jay’s Art’ (Q&A)

Behind the Canvas: ‘Dr. Jay’s Art’ (Q&A)

One of the most important parts of the Art Show for me was the conversations I had with the visitors, which was extremely satisfying. I have decided to post some of the most commonly asked questions that I receive about my art, For starters, I am often asked ‘where did you learn to paint?’. From early childhood, I was drawing with pencils, charcoal, and ink, but was never encouraged to ...[Read More]

Appurao Art Show was a Success

Appurao Art Show was a Success

I think my first ever Art Show was phenomenally successful! It took many years of contemplation before I finally decided to do it. For years my family and my friends were encouraging me to show it, but I was just a ‘chicken’…what can I say!  Finally, I ran out of wall space and then I decided, ‘what is there to lose?’ It didn’t even occur to me that I already have a gallery space, my office, where ...[Read More]

Recovery Tips After a Breast Augmentation

Recovery Tips After a Breast Augmentation

Recovery Tips After a Breast Augmentation The anticipation of having a breast augmentation can be overwhelming and exciting all at once. This popular procedure has boosted the confidence of many women and can have a relatively quick recovery time, but taking care of your body post-procedure is a crucial step in the process. The team at La Belle wants every patient to have the best experience possi ...[Read More]