A friend of mine sent me to a how-to site.This wonderful man, Bob Davies, has tutorials on acrylics, watercolors, pastels and a few video lessons. He is even giving away two of the books he has…READ MORE
Most artists are intelligent, resourceful individuals who have great problem solving skills. Comparing and contrasting colors, shading, shape and composition while mentally designing the next project seems to be innate. In the words of Stuart Smalley "I'm smart enough, and, doggone it, people like me. " We all know this. So what's with the artistic types? When a random stranger offering a negative opinion about your artwork, can it turn into an emotional tailspin. Why? What can you do about…READ MORE
Okay, I admit it. I know NOTHING about tech especially simple stuff. I have not been to Art Colony since I thought I had been locked out. I posted a nude and thought I had received a virtual slap on the wrist. (Yes, I did. It was removed.)
Simultaneously, I have been phasing out my facebook. FB, for me, is like a trip to the multiplex mall, confusing, noisy, full of people I don't know and they want to share with me. Obviously, not a joyful experience.
Months go by and I…READ MORE
Flavorwire is an online cultural arts magazine. Everyday there is something to inspire. The article today was "Illustrating Every Page of ‘Moby Dick’". The expected depictions were a whale and several boat scenes. I was greatly surprised when I viewed the interpretations, ranging from (possibly) digital collage, to pen and color pencil. (again, possibly, it might all be digital.)
Here is the article> …READ MORE