THE SEVEN CHARACTERISTICS THAT DISTINGUISH OLDER ARTISTS OVER THEIR YOUNGER PEERS

I went back to college when I was 51. I sat in chairs designed for the young, next to my fellow students who were also...well, young....

SUNDAY SALON: WHEN YOU FEEL THE PAIN

" I'm stuck, in a rut." "I'm frustrated and discouraged" "I'm stressed out; everything's urgent." "Maybe I just don't have what it...

 
 
 

LOENARD COHEN COURTESY OF BARNEY DAVEY ART PRINT ISSUES

As Barney Davey said on his facebook post: "Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah - at age 74 with more inspiring soul stirring passion than others...

THINGS A GALLERY MAY NEVER TELL YOU

There are things a gallery may never tell you, but you need to know. They can make a difference to your success. Framing your own work...

 
 
 

THE SEVEN CHARACTERISTICS THAT DISTINGUISH OLDER ARTISTS OVER THEIR YOUNGER PEERS

I went back to college when I was 51. I sat in chairs designed for the young, next to my fellow students who were also...well, young....

SUNDAY SALON: WHEN YOU FEEL THE PAIN

" I'm stuck, in a rut." "I'm frustrated and discouraged" "I'm stressed out; everything's urgent." "Maybe I just don't have what it...

 
 
 

LOENARD COHEN COURTESY OF BARNEY DAVEY ART PRINT ISSUES

As Barney Davey said on his facebook post: "Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah - at age 74 with more inspiring soul stirring passion than others...

THINGS A GALLERY MAY NEVER TELL YOU

There are things a gallery may never tell you, but you need to know. They can make a difference to your success. Framing your own work...

 
 
 

SELLING ART ON SITES LIKE CRAIGSLIST

Being able to make some money from your art is an important skill, you need food, shelter, and other care that will keep you alive...

CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF THE FIRE IN VENGEANCE BY

A love story that has no rules. Ancient magic in a blood bond. A mythic terror invited back into the world. THE FIRE IN JUSTICE - book...

 
 
 

“THERE'S A MONSTER IN ALL OF US.”

I love historical romances with a paranormal twist-Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series, Thea Harrison and Karen Marie Moning and Game...

RELEASE OF THE DARKNESS IN DREAMS

“There was always a darkness in the dreams ...we planned it that way.” ~~A quote attributed to Three, the powerful Calata member, never...

 
 
 

ISOLATION AND ART

On a bright spring morning in 2017 I got up and walked away from my art. Over the past six months - well, more than that - I've been...

ARTISTS AND SELF ACTUALIZATION

I was recently listening to a podcast that included a section of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, and I found one comment to be pertinent...

 
 
 

HOW TO GET BETTER AT TALKING ABOUT ART

I remember the exact moment when I knew I was an artist. It wasn't as a child. Art was the friend I set aside when it was time to be...

HOW COLOR TRENDS GIVE EMOTIONAL CUES

January is the month for "Colors of the Year," symbolically defining the trends for the coming months. As useful as it is to consider...

 
 
 

ARTIST CARMEN HERRERA, AT AGE 101, SHOWS AT MAJOR MUSEUMS

One of the most fascinating artists of 2016 has to be Cuban-born, American Minimalist artist Carmen Herrera . Born in Havana in 1915,...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting...

Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sundown” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Lively palette knife work and contemporary colors make this little mountain meadow scene unique. The clear, cool ponds are shallow enough to wade in on a search for resident... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Mixed Media,Expressionism “Hidden Figure” by Texas...

Contemporary Art, Mixed Media,Expressionism “Hidden Figure” by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

A very mysterious painting with many techniques. Layers of acrylics were allowed to drip down the painting, lots of texture and pastel stencils, some asemic writing and, with... Read more ...

Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting...

Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sundown” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Lively palette knife work and contemporary colors make this little mountain meadow scene unique. The clear, cool ponds are shallow enough to wade in on a search for resident... Read more ...

Gone to the Dogs, Dog Paintings, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting

Gone to the Dogs, Dog Paintings, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting

My niece Kayla, asked me to paint a small portrait of her dog. It reminded me of all the dog portraits I did, when I first started painting. People have such an emotional... Read more ...

10/20/19

10/20/19

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Your hands are cold, Jorge Mascarenhas

Your hands are cold, Jorge Mascarenhas

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This is not a love song

This is not a love song

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LoCal, Mike Mulno

LoCal, Mike Mulno

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Make the bed, Stephanie Serpick

Make the bed, Stephanie Serpick

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Why is everyone upset, it is because everything is awful?

Why is everyone upset, it is because everything is awful?

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