349: New Instructional Video

349: NEW INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO

I published my new instructional video with Gumroad. They provide the best download speeds and easiest purchasing options. The one...

348: Studio Visit Video

348: STUDIO VISIT VIDEO

MANITOU Galleries suggested I make a short video giving collectors a view into my studio and my process. I filmed a five-minute segment...

 
 
 
347: Paintings at Manitou Galleries

347: PAINTINGS AT MANITOU GALLERIES

IT has been a lifelong ambition to get gallery representation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which is the third largest art market in the...

346: Understanding Creativity

346: UNDERSTANDING CREATIVITY

WHY do some people love art and others seem unmoved by it? I'm always interested in the reaction of people who visit our home. Our...

 
 
 
345: Cypher Show Interview

345: CYPHER SHOW INTERVIEW

A few readers who were unable to attend the Persistence of Vision Show requested I upload some footage. I forgot to film opening night...

344: Persistence of Paradox Show

344: PERSISTENCE OF PARADOX SHOW

"Out of the fires of desire and despair and forge all the formerly irreconcilable opposites of paradox." - Cypher -OVER the last two...

 
 
 
343: Thank You to my Friends from India

343: THANK YOU TO MY FRIENDS FROM INDIA

TO be in the company of those who wish the best for you is one of the greatest blessings a person can have. Over the years many artists...

342: Writing a Press Release

342: WRITING A PRESS RELEASE

IT is a good idea when having a show to write a brief press release. Press releases are prewritten articles to intrigue journalists...

 
 
 
341: "Persistence of Paradox" Interview

341: "PERSISTENCE OF PARADOX" INTERVIEW

Marker painting, Dali, 12" x 14", with QR code -I was honored to be interviewed for James Gurney's blog about the upcoming Persistence...

339: Review of 12 Rules for Life

339: REVIEW OF 12 RULES FOR LIFE

Cypher Graphic Novel , by Brad Teare -I was honored that clinical psychologist and Youtube superstar Jordan B. Peterson sent me a review...

 
 
 
340: Why Paintings Crack, Part 2

340: WHY PAINTINGS CRACK, PART 2

Closeup of Summer Sky, 48" x 48" -PAINTINGS with thick applications of paint are especially prone to cracking. So I've decided I need...

339: Review of 12 Rules for Life

339: REVIEW OF 12 RULES FOR LIFE

Cypher Graphic Novel , by Brad Teare -I was honored that clinical psychologist and Youtube superstar Jordan B. Peterson sent me a review...

 
 
 
338: Publishing with Zno

338: PUBLISHING WITH ZNO

I recently published a book with Zno and found it to be an easy way to print on-demand books. The prices seem reasonable and they've...

337: Why Do People Like Abstract Art?

337: WHY DO PEOPLE LIKE ABSTRACT ART?

I was honored to receive a review copy of Nobel Prize winner Dr. Eric R. Kandel 's latest book Reductionism in Art and Brain Science....

 
 
 
336: Making a Portfolio Magazine

336: MAKING A PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE

I recently made a new portfolio magazine via Blurb (you can preview the entire magazine below). I find the method vastly superior to...

335: Preventing Paintings from Cracking

335: PREVENTING PAINTINGS FROM CRACKING

IN time nearly every oil painting will crack. But the challenge is to postpone that inevitability as long as possible. If you observe...

 
 
 
344: Playing with Pinterest

344: PLAYING WITH PINTEREST

I HAVE mentioned several times that Pinterest and Instagram are my two favorite social media platforms. Instagram has proved useful,...

343: The Power of Your Environment

343: THE POWER OF YOUR ENVIRONMENT

ONE of my favorite philosophers is Jordan Peterson who wrote; You are neither your own master nor your own slave. You cannot easily...

 
 
 
342: The Power of Newsletters

342: THE POWER OF NEWSLETTERS

MY original article about defeating a creative block was condensed and included in a newsletter for Plein Air Magazine. I've already...

341: Is Painting Still Relevant?

341: IS PAINTING STILL RELEVANT?

AS my exploration of digital media continues I decided to check out Quora. I've answered a few questions relating to art on the site...

 
 
 



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 ...

HSH House / A Milimetre

HSH House / A Milimetre

© Jirayu Rattanawong Architects: A Milimetre Location: Bangkok, Thailand Lead Architects: Sitthana Phongkitkaroon, Wipavee Kueasirikul Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Alphabet Rock

Alphabet Rock

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Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google has released an update to the Google Photos app for iOS that brings bokeh adjustment for Portrait mode photos. The company announced the news through a Tweet... Read more ...

Early Morning Light, Brancaster Staithe

Early Morning Light, Brancaster Staithe

Oil on Board 10 x 14 inches. This one I originally painted as a demo last year, so dug it out and tidied it up to get to exhibition standard, refining the drawing and adding... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Abandon Me Love Found" by Contemporary...

Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Abandon Me Love Found" by Contemporary International Artist Arrachme

This painting is part of my "Timeless Transparencies" Series Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting. The artist used powerful but gentle colors that in some cultures indicate... Read more ...

Light Catchers, New Contemporary Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Catchers, New Contemporary Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Catcher14x11 oil on canvas I am so grateful for the warm weather we've had this weekend. I enjoyed a little porch time and painted this on my patio. I was struck by the... Read more ...

200!

200!

19 of 200 figure drawings completed now on week two. Can he make it? Since beginning this series, I have adjusted the goal from 100 to 200. The idea is to ingrain the figure... Read more ...

3461 Friday's Post 11/16 - The Other Josh Cohen

3461 Friday's Post 11/16 - The Other Josh Cohen

Stil life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

Cypress Creek Reflections, 8x10, oil, L. Daniel © 2018Workshop Demo - SOLD On day two of my workshop, we painted the Cypress Creek next to Creekhaven Inn where we stayed. How... Read more ...

Parallel House / En Route Architects

Parallel House / En Route Architects

© Yiorgis Yerolymbos Architects: En Route Architects Location: Kea Kithnos, Greece Design Lead: Katerina Kourkoula, Hannes Livers Gutberlet Design Team: Nicholas... Read more ...