The Thinking That Can Save Your Art

One of the trickiest parts of being an artist is maintaining momentum. I struggle with this and I also am amazed at how many artists that I work with do too. The making of Art can be super hard and then it can feel easy and effortless. It is a roller coaster ride...

Do Anything

When I used to start a painting, there was always a little period of time where I would stare at the blank panel, unsure of what to do. As the years have gone by however, I’ve developed a trick to get past this artistic road block. Watch the video, and let me...

How to Know When You Need to Change Your Art

It seems once you arrive at a good place with your work, in no short time, this place begins to lose its appeal. Over time it even can become boring. The only way out of this is to change our work. Knowing how or when to change is not always apparent. This can be...

The Power of You

Sometimes the art we make can look like someone else’s art. We all want to be original but the fact is we are all seeing and getting inspired from the thousands of images we see. How original can we be? Recently I was working on a painting and saw how similar it was...

Where to Find the Answer

Sometimes I get so caught up in trying to finish paintings, or the business aspect of my art, that I can lose track of what I actually am doing in my art. What is this art all about? Where is all this headed? I know that I am dead set on improving, and I am always...