Archives for November 2018

Know Your Subject Well

When I first left the studio to pursue plein air several years ago I would look for a variety of subject. Real variety. In the course of events I might paint a winding road, a lone tree, a bicycle, two old men in a diner, a summer lake at ... Read More...

More Stuff I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Three years ago I wrote a blog about things I’ve learned over the last thirty years as an artist. These are things we may have heard in school or elsewhere, but, like Dorothy Gale, perhaps we may have just had to ‘learn it for ... Read More...

OPA Buyers and Collectors

I recently wrote a blog titled ‘So You Want To Host A Plein Air Event,’ in which I identified the three required components of a successful event: Artists, Organizers, and Buyers.  Similar to a three-legged-stools, without one of these ... Read More...

Overcome the #1 Obstacle to Art Sales By Building Your Own Art Marketing Flywheel

Why creating your own art marketing flywheel is crucial to the success of your art career. As the Chief Marketing Office for BoldBrush and FASO, I’ve had the privilege to work with hundreds of professional artists over the years. In ... Read More...