Archives for January 2020

Where to Find Hidden Sales

Most of us, as artists, often don’t know where to turn to sell our work. If we had our way, we would just paint and hope that checks come in the mail or money just shows up in our bank accounts, but this is rarely the case for artists. And ... Read More...

Some thoughts on one Artists’ convoluted road of failure, travail, and success

I have been teaching art for over 50 years and drawing and painting for 75 years. Where did the time go?! Like most people, I have certainly had my ups and downs and now that most of my life is behind me I have the tendency to reflect and ... Read More...

The Art of Being and Having a Mentor

“Sometimes it takes an expert to point out the obvious.”    --Scott Allen Rick and Ken meet the Master in the Handell Studio On a recent fall afternoon, noted painter Ken Spencer, my wife Lynn and I were privileged to ... Read More...

Dappled Light Is the New Paisley

This work is a derivative of "1970 Plymouth Fury Gran Coupe" by Alden Jewell licensed under CC BY 2.0 Remember paisley?  I do.  My brother had a 1971 Plymouth Fury Gran Coupe with a paisley vinyl top.  It was a boat ... Read More...