I am slow to post on this blog because I am working on things other than Art. My paintings reach 30 or more now, and they are piling up. I am thinking always of how to reach wider audiences, and get stuck. This takes courage to say but I am a Singing hopeful outside of … Continue reading The Singing Artist
On Instagram, there is a hashtag I follow called: Post Minimalism. I end up every day, about eighty percent of the time liking all the work, so I decided to look up the term. I feel stupid, but I had never heard of that phrase before. Turns out it is a rebellion against minimalism in … Continue reading Post Minimalism, Expressionism, I Do It All!
I regularly watch: Rafi was Here, on Youtube. He helps Artists understand themselves, and the business side of things. His latest video on Art Collectors, and where to find them, got to me. Collectors can be anyone. They do not have to be rich, or have a status, or stereotype. What stuck out the most, … Continue reading Enough is Enough- Just Be Yourself
Art in the home has become very popular. I wish people were more cerebral about it, but a lot of times it's slapped on a wall with no thought. Let me help you, by using my Art as examples. Color matching isn't the most easiest thing, but if you can match one to two colors, … Continue reading How to Design A Room Around Artwork
So, it's a late hot day. I am sitting down to paint. Ideas form on the canvas. A single light beam. I think of how much Edward Hopper painted light. I have always loved his work. I realize, surprisingly, that I am just like him. Hopper always wanted light to be showcased in his work. … Continue reading Always Seeking Out Light
I could not make up my mind on doing commissions. I kept laughing at the idea that commissions are usually done by people who want specific things. I thought there was no way on earth I can do them. So after I stopped laughing, I dwelled on it for months. Why not? Just because I … Continue reading Yes, Commissions Can Be Done By Abstract Artists
When you become an Artist, you have to find yourself through your work. Sometimes, you learn more than you thought you would. I had an insight recently. I am very poor, so when I get the tiniest scrap of money, I spend it on canvases and paint, even over extra food, or clothes. I put … Continue reading You Know You Are An Artist When..