May 2009

Named nominee in abstract for Photography Masters Cup

Ah, some good news for the middle of the week. I have learned that my photograph “Mask” was nominated in the Abstract catagory for this year’s Photography Masters…

work in progress: twin tulips

Had a great day in the studio yesterday. My plan was to spend at least an hour working on new art. But I got inspired, and the next…

Twitter and artists, part 2

Last year, I took a look at Twitter to see if it might work as a marketing tool for my art. And after playing with it for a…

An hour of art a day

There is a factoid that contrary to popular opinion, an artist will only spend 20% of their time actually making art, that the rest of their time is…

Advertising your art with Google Adwords

There is a question on the Art Marketing group on LinkedIn from the painter Jill Rosoff who asked “What kind of success has anyone had using Google Adwords…

Working in a DIY photo studio

Photography can be a very expensive artform. Each gadget and tool often comes with a hefty pricetag. And sometimes, the price is worth it. But other times, whew,…