Timing is everything. One can acquire patience and prudence with a Spanish dagger in an Austin, Texas front yard, but will be rewarded with a stunning display of blooms.
Ideas are like rabbits, said John Steinbeck. May you have many. Happy Easter.
The Badlands of South Dakota have drawn me in nearly every decade of my life, and even rewarded me for my loyalty.
Artist Lynn Bridge creates mosaic plates in her Austin, Texas studio, complete with eating utensils. But you don’t eat the food on these plates, because they’re collectible art.
Bauhaus artist Paul Klee found himself possessed by color after an influential trip to Tunisia. But time spent in Italy informed his art as well.
In Terlingua, Texas, a tiny ghost town along the Mexico border, an historic cemetery serves as a monument to former miners felled by harsh working conditions.
Making art is messy for a reason. It’s to remind us that we won’t ever get it just right, or even close to perfect.
In Yucatán, there’s a tiny Mexican town whose contemporary roots are never far from its Mayan past.
You can find something vivid and memorable in the most mundane places, when you’re always on the lookout for the details.
A sunflower about to bloom is filled with intrigue. It’s poised on the verge of emergence and seems so hopeful, just like the creative spirit. Here are a few ideas to awaken yours.
A shelfie seems like a generous way to share your library of ideas, instead of your silly selfie face. Shelfies also reveal how unique you think your intellect is, but they can show how deep is your soul.
Are you at your desk, in front of your laptop? Are you at your easel, in front of your canvas? Great. If an idea comes, you’ll be ready for it.
How can you respect the rights of image creators? Simple. Don’t download their work without permission, and don’t claim “fair use” if you do. Check out these royalty-free sources for free art instead.
Nature can inspire, enlighten and intrigue you in ways that bring meaning to your art.
It’s time for brands to quit wasting time on Facebook. Its familiarity is comforting, but the results for brands are not. What to do instead?