Category: The Business of Art

The Art Life: Storage

I don’t necessarily consider myself a neat and tidy person. But when it comes to my work, I’ve gotten borderline fanatical about having everything sorted and organized. I don’t want an idea to strike or find I need to have “x” right now for whatever I’m working on […]

Gallimauphry Friday…

“Gallimauphry” is great 16th century French term for “a jumble of things” or as we might say “this and that”. You never know what I’ll post on the final Friday of the month. I tried an experiment last night on Instagram. I’d toned this 24x4o” canvas panel with […]

Rejection (It Sucks)

My colleague and fellow SAA member Sandra Blair has written a great blog post called “Salon des Refuses” taken from the original exhibition that a number of the French Impressionists and other “modern” artists mounted in 1863 when their work was rejected for the Salon of the French […]

Trying Out New Post Types

The WordPress template I use, Twenty Eleven, includes lots of features and widgets that I haven’t had time to fiddle with. But now that this site is going to become my website, I’m seeing what is there that I want to use. If you look at the right […]

Ch-ch-ch-changes for 2013

I’ve decided to consolidate my blog and my website into one here on WordPress. I’ve started the transition by creating a gallery page with my Mongolia paintings and also one with the pieces for the Sea of Cortez show. And I’ve created a gallery for the journal sketches […]