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...

340: USING A FAILED ACRYLIC PAINTING AS AN UNDERPAINTING

I transferred my acrylic supplies to my new studio in the hopes of doing some large abstract landscape acrylics-even though I don't...

 
 
 



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 ...

Office Building Jolimont / 2b architectes

Office Building Jolimont / 2b architectes

© Roger Frei, Zürich Architects: 2b architectes Location: Route de Jolimont, 1185 Mont-sur-Rolle, Switzerland Area: 1322.0 m2 Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Roger Frei... Read more ...

Xintiandi Temporary Reading Pavilion / Atelier Archmixing

Xintiandi Temporary Reading Pavilion / Atelier Archmixing

© TANG Yu / CHEN Pingnan Architects: Atelier Archmixing Location: Xintiandi, Shanghai, China Architect In Charge: ZHUANG Shen, REN Hao, TANG Yu, ZHU Jie Design Team: ZHUANG... Read more ...

The Best Architectural iPhone Photos of 2018 Revealed by IPPAWARDS

The Best Architectural iPhone Photos of 2018 Revealed by IPPAWARDS

First Prize: Photography by Massimo Graziani, Italy. Image Courtesy of IPPAWARDS The iPhone Photography Awards has announced the winners of the 2018 edition of the annual... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Landscape Painting "FOREST ELEMENTS 11062" by Colorado...

Abstract Mixed Media Landscape Painting "FOREST ELEMENTS 11062" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

12"x48"x1.5"O Mixed Media on Panel/Available $1200 Read more ...

FISHING, OIL PAINTING by TOM BROWN

FISHING, OIL PAINTING by TOM BROWN

This painting is available here . If you'd like to commission a larger version of this, email me here: tombrownstudio gmail.com artist oilpainting commissions painting art... Read more ...

Yellow Rose by artist Pat Meyer

Yellow Rose by artist Pat Meyer

12 x 12 oil on linen panelSoldDutch Art Gallery Dallas, TX. Thank you so much to the staff at the Dutch Art Gallery in Dallas for selling this piece. Signature Artist of Texas... Read more ...

Contemporary Expressionist Bold Still Life Flower Art Painting "Roses and an...

Contemporary Expressionist Bold Still Life Flower Art Painting "Roses and an Orange" by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available FINE ART PRINTS in multiple sizes are also Available HERE My NEW ONLINE COURSE is now OPEN: "Floral Still Life... Read more ...

Yellow Rose by artist Pat Meyer

Yellow Rose by artist Pat Meyer

12 x 12 oil on linen panelSoldDutch Art Gallery Dallas, TX. Thank you so much to the staff at the Dutch Art Gallery in Dallas for selling this piece. Signature Artist of Texas... Read more ...

Art report / England 1

Art report / England 1

Seeing photos last week of the Trumps' gala dinner at Blenheim Palace, outside of London, reminded me of our visit to Blenheim Palace a couple of years ago, during which we saw... Read more ...

Piedra Toro / Forge Craft Architecture

Piedra Toro / Forge Craft Architecture

© Patrick Wong Architects: Forge Craft Architecture Location: Austin, United States Architect In Charge: Forge Craft Architecture Collaborator: Camelot Custom Homes Project... Read more ...