Educational Art Stories

Shockwave Logic – Creating A Commissioned Work of Art

Shockwave Logic is a powerful abstract work that draws our attention to the technology explosion that moves man into expanding realms of possibility. When I create a piece for an individual, I intuitively match colors and flow in the work with what comes to me when I meditate about that individual. The process has the […]

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Contemporary Seascape Painting: Floating Mist

While Floating though mist on a gentle sea you find a mystical flower that is the answer to all your dreams. Timeless Transparencies is more than a series of art. It is the future if you look close enough.  But ah, ah, not too close, you wouldn’t want to fall off the edge of the […]

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Genetic Gyre

Series- Environmental Art Often asked… what was I thinking? I would not say that I am a champion of environment and humanitarian issues, rather my feelings about these issues translate to heart emotions overflowing onto a canvas thus becoming my version of art. I am content to believe that all things good come from water. […]

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Adopt A Painting – New Idea for Successful Silent Auctions

Recently, I donated two  watercolor paintings to a worthy auction,  LifeStream – the 25th Annual Fundraiser “Gala of Hope”, Oct 16, 2015 in Mount Dora. I am proud to say the two piece were adopted and now live at Langely Medical in Ocala, Florida.   The purpose of this blog is to share with you […]

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Modern Day Impressionism?

“Our Dreams Make Us Come Alive” This painting gave me such joy I had to share my thoughts.  Which Came first? The Chicken or The Egg? The Sky or The Ocean? It is hard to tell when looking at this painting in which corner it all began.  I promise not to give you home work . […]

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Does Standing Naked Next To Your Painting, Sell Your Art?

There seems to be an epidemic of photographs of naked women standing next to their art for sale. Is this a new form of suffering for art? Dare I say suffering? They have the blank stares of the latest high fashion models crossed with the Manson girls. Is this the magic bullet to marketing art […]

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Why Does Chaos Happen? Article 10

Broken agreements are the sole source of all drama and chaos. I remember sitting in silence for week long programs when learning this super important fact. Yes, I had to take the classes more than once, like most people. The silence was so that you stayed focused and really understood what you needed to learn […]

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How Artists Work With Interior Designers? Article 9

  Interior Designers have to be everything to all people on a design project. They dream in color and shapes. Inspiration comes intuitively while half asleep. A good designer works a minimum of eighty hours a week mainly because ideas come from all things. Life experience molds their thoughts. Today we will look through the […]

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Who Attends Exhibitions? What to Expect – Article 8

So you have completed your first exhibition but you are still wondering, who is actually invited and who attends exhibitions. There is a very easy way to figure this out. The general consensus is that, in a three day show, different types of visitors will pass by your booth. The first day is the VIP […]

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How do Artists Present As A Solo Exhibitor?- Article 7

Most promoters of exhibitions have a selection process to choose which artists and galleries they allow into an exhibition. We, the artist, would like to think it is more than meeting a deadline and collecting a fee. Since it is my experience that booth spaces seems to be coordinated into sections or artist styles, I […]

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