Archives for July 2012

Why Artists Are the Luckiest People I Know

“Picasso was drawing like an angel in the crib.” – Louise Nevelson, Sculptor Artists are the luckiest people I know. That may sound a little funny to you, but it’s true. Without question, artists are the luckiest people. Here’s why I say this. A few years ago, I was at a friend’s house socializing with a […]

Best Tips for Choosing and Using Color in Your Home (Part 2)

Want to liven up a dull room with color but not sure where to start? Use these helpful tips to learn how to choose and use color to add interest to any room. This post is Part 2 in a series of 3 blog posts. Please check out the first blog in this series 10 […]

Going Through: Surviving the Swamplands of the Artistic Journey

“Truth is always on the side of the more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzche Not too far from the small town where I grew up in northwest Louisiana, there is a long stretch of swamplands called, graphically enough, “Black Lake Swamp.” There is a paved highway with bridges that runs right through the heart of the […]

Are You Becoming Your Own WordPress and Internet Marketing Expert?

Are you becoming your own WordPress and internet marketing expert?  Are you researching and learning everything you can about how to grow your WordPress blog? Last night I attended a WordPress group in Brooklyn.  There were about 50 people in attendance and the conversations and lectures were very informative. There were lots of internet and […]

8 Oil Painting Techniques for the Inquiring Artist

Have you been wanting to bring something new and edgy into your oil painting techniques? Have you thought about trying new oil painting techniques or approaches to applying the paint? Here are some ideas that are sure to breathe new life into your oil painting techniques toolbox. 1. Wet into wet Wet into wet is […]

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