Shopping For and Buying Fine Art

Shopping For and Buying Fine Art directly from an artist is not as straight-forward an experience you might think it is. Much of this is due to our digital, online shopping methods and social media. You have to consider what you are buying, and sometimes, especially when you see an artist's listing on Facebook, for …

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Anatomical Deviations

I've written about learning the rules and breaking them before - Today, I just wanted to share with you how I address human anatomy. Admittedly, I wouldn't be able to draw or paint a human if I didn't do it the way I do, and if you think you're having troubles painting humans, maybe you're …

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Shape, Perspective and Light Source

If you're a painter, there are countless things that will influence what your creations will look like when they're finished.  Things like your palette, techniques, tools, supports, brushes, mediums, additives, etc, all have definite influence on your work. Beyond the material, there are your skills and talents, and this is what we're going to deal …

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A bit about Rejection

Rejection sucks, right? No, it doesn't - not really. We all certainly like to be affirmed by others, it can let us know that we're on the right track - right? Wrong again. When we're approved of by others, really, it just means that we've appealed to, or conformed to, the idea that we are …

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Average Art

I've just been told I'll be a featured artist in a European art journal called Average Art. They showcase international, self-represented artists each month, and I'll be included in their May issue - next month! Soon!!! Needless to say, I'm truly excited and totally stoked!