Archives for November 2012

The Spirit Forges Ahead While the Brain Has To Figure It Out

A few years ago, I was fortunate to be involved in an unexpected conversation one day at my studio with an artist friend. I didn’t know when we started talking that the next few minutes would so significantly sharpen my understanding of one ... Read More...

What is FINE art?

Keith Bond, fine landscape painter at www.keithbond.com, has raised several interesting questions for artists in his recent post regarding “Fine Art v. Illustration.”   As a landscape painter myself, I admire Keith’s work, as he ... Read More...

Creating Better Digital Images of your Paintings. How to Ensure your Masterpiece is Best Represented Online and in Print

Review of 2012 OPA National Exhibition Session with Susan Abma and Jerry Goroski, by contributing OPA artist Julia Bright Most of us have had the experience of taking a photo of our painting, only to find out that it’s a distorted, too ... Read More...

Important Website Considerations for Artists: Part 3 of 3

This article is part 3 of a 3-part series discussing important website considerations for artists. The first part laid out some general thoughts to keep in mind during the initial stages of creating your art website. The second piece ... Read More...