Tag Archives: Visual arts

Organization Supports Creativity

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. ~ A. A. Milne People often imagine artist’s studios strewn about with tubes of paint, various trinkets, well-used paint … Continue reading

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Every Picture Has a Story – “Morning Glory”

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.  ~John Barrymore This is part one in a series I’m calling “Every Picture Has a Story”.  Periodically, I will select a painting, photo or other artwork to … Continue reading

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The Journey to (and Through) My First Mural (Pt. 3 – Completion)

This entry is part three of a three-part series called “The Journey to (and Through) My First Mural”.  To read the first two parts of the series, start here. Note:  The pictures taken at the end of each day aren’t … Continue reading

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Why Does Art Cost So Much? (Part Five – Getting the Work Seen)

This is part five of a six part series entitled, “Why Does Art Cost So Much?”.  You can read Part One (Intro), Part Two (Materials), Part Three (The Price of Presentation) and Part Four (Time is Money) by checking out … Continue reading

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The Value of Community Workshops

I will be teaching some community art workshops at The 100th Monkey Studio in Portland Oregon starting March 23rd.  There will be an opportunity to register for these  classes at the end of this post. “The way you get meaning … Continue reading

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“The Love Show is a little ol’ place where, we can get together …”

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And people are doing just that.  On Saturday night, hundreds of attendees flowed through the doors at the 6th Annual Portland Love Show Opening Party to view the work, eat, mingle, imbibe and talk about art while being serenaded by … Continue reading

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Do the Work

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”  Although I doubt Dr. Suess wrote that line in anticipation of my guest blog, “Do the Work, Dispel the Myth of Creative Inspiration“, those  elegant, simple words capture the idea … Continue reading

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