Artistic nudes vs erotica

I didn’t like Impressionism. At all. Until I saw it in real life. That’s the same reason I don’t sell my art online. When you see it in real life, it’s completely different. You’ll have a much greater respect for it. It’s not meant to be seen up close. It’s

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5 Reasons why Watercolors rule

I’ve said before that I’m an unlikely watercolor evangelist. Everyone thinks of Aunt Bessie’s birds and flowers when they think of watercolors. Nobody thinks of nude women. When folks think about nude women, they almost always think of oils. Maybe acrylics, but almost always oils. To be honest though, I

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Inventory of skill sets

I started journaling earlier this year. I used to do it. Then just stopped for years. I don’t know why I stopped, and am really bummed I did. I used to write everything in the journals. Super personal stuff. What I was feeling at the time. I could go back

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Drinker with a painting problem

Awhile back, I wrote about painting under the influence of absinthe. Except now, I do things differently. Now, I light the sugarcube. It makes a lovely blue flame. And it helps break the sugar down better, giving the drink a richer flavor. Highly recommend to fellow drinkers. I’ll have to

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What you need to mat prints

This is the first blog post that I’m co-writing with my wife. After all, she’s putting it all together. I’m just supplying the artwork. Quick background. Allie and I have been working on the game recently and Roxy and I have been cramming to get ready for a second show

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I decided to make a game

One of the regular things I do for fun – I’m in a Euro board game group. We meet once a week and play games. Unfortunately for me, the guy who runs the group likes to play a new game every week. I don’t. I like playing the same 10-20

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