What Van Gogh Taught Me About Painting Materials

What Van Gogh Taught Me About Painting Materials

Tweet I’m working on my next DVD (which relates to Van Gogh) and have been reading a number of technical reports which give some amazing information on the tools, materials and process of select Van Gogh paintings. I love these reports. They’re not cheap (yes, you have to pay for them!) but they are utterly... Read more »

Loving Rejection

Loving Rejection

Tweet As artists we all get our fair share of rejection but it doesn’t have to cripple us. We can soar high above it and get what we want by asking. This is such a great video. Please take the 24 or so minutes and watch it. Rejection will not be the same to you... Read more »

Is a Painting Successful if it Looks Good?

Is a Painting Successful if it Looks Good?

Tweet Is a Painting Successful if it Looks Good? If I were standing next to you and you asked me that question I probably would say, “I don’t know, you tell me.” I seem to see/hear a lot of artists wanting to get it right – get the color right, get the proportions right, get... Read more »

David Hockney Paints his Native Yorkshire DVD

David Hockney Paints his Native Yorkshire DVD

Tweet Just watched the beautiful “David Hockney, A Bigger Picture” DVD documentary about his journey as he returns to paint his native Yorkshire. It ‘s a beautiful journey from his main residence in Los Angeles, CA to the landscape he loved as a boy and whom he actually worked in those very East Yorkshire fields... Read more »

Art Marketing Lesson from Twizzlers

Art Marketing Lesson from Twizzlers

Tweet Twizzlers really knows how to get the most out of their brand. They are really masters of re-inventing and re-purposing those yummy twirly candies. Here’s how you can learn a thing or two from them. So, I was in Wal-Mart the other day and went down the candy aisle. I happen to glance down... Read more »

The Single Most Important Factor to Increasing Your Web Traffic

The Single Most Important Factor to Increasing Your Web Traffic

Tweet In this screencast I am going to be showing you the most important factor (by far) to get your pages ranked higher, thereby increasing your web site traffic. It will take you a total of about 10 minutes to do this. I just posted the video on YouTube so just click on the video... Read more »

Are You Following the “Rule of Thirds”?

Are You Following the “Rule of Thirds”?

Tweet To be fair, the “Rule of Thirds” isn’t really a rule at all but a guideline. It’s a guideline to helping you frame your video shots. Before I was aware of this principle I would often just center my shots in the absolute center of the screen and not really think that much about... Read more »

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