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Feature Christmas 2019: Express Yourself

What your patient is drawing

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 16 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6431

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Ars longa, vita brevis (Hippocrates)

Artistry is alchemy. With talent and palette, artists use poignant oils, idyllic acrylics, charming charcoals, playful pastels, and stellar stencils with colored pencils, in order to communicate, commemorate, contemplate, and celebrate God's consecrated but complicated Creation.

Competing interests: No competing interests

17 December 2019
Hugh Mann
New York, NY, USA