Tag: art and fear

learn the craft of selling your art

The incomparable Ze Frank just put up a video talking about living the creative life. Go, watch it. Wisdom is contained within. A lot of the “secret” behind…

Bach said it best

I was just browsing through Ted Orland’s excellent book Art and Fear, and came apon this great quote from Johann Sebastian Bach. After he wrote a set of…

Who has influenced my art

Artistically, I am inspired by a broad range of artists, cartoonists, and writers. Alexander Calder (sculptor) I love the whimsy and technical brilliance of Alexander Calder’s wire sculptures….

Mask (abstract of a leaf) ┬ęDaniel Sroka

Mask – abstract of a fallen leaf

What is your best work? That’s a tough question for any artist. Your opinion of your own work changes every day. As Ted Orland discusses in Art and…

Art and Patience

I love this quote from Art and Fear, a book by David Bayles and Ted Orland: The function of the overwhelming majority of your artwork is simply to…