Sketch Art Marker Quality and Value

Sketch Art Marker Quality and Value

This week I learned a few things about art markers.  The art of putting value on sketches is a learned skill that is honed by practice, patience and persistence.  Color sketching is much akin to working with grilling cheeseburgers.   That is to say, as you grill...
Exercising Imagination

Exercising Imagination

The subject of the creative mind and the origin of creative spirit is a recurring theme in philosophy and psychology. The Origin of Created Things Where does our imagination give existence to new thoughts, ideas, and art?  The conscious and subconscious mind processes...
Branding Yourself for Business and Profit

Branding Yourself for Business and Profit

Branding yourself is very similar to how you brand a product.  The goal of branding is to differentiate the product (you) among all of the other products in the marketplace in order to achieve your business objectives and goals.  Defining the product brand, attributes...
Art is Life

Art is Life

This post is written in a style to avoid an overly ponderous post due to my mother’s recent death. I believe what I write – and even though I might be in a deep valley, I’m walking out by writing and creating art. Thanks! There are three artistic...
A Touchstone of Faith

A Touchstone of Faith

A touchstone is a fine-grained piece of jasper used to determine the purity of gold by the color of the mark it leaves when rubbed against it.  We have faith in the mark.   We also use the term in other aspects of life to describe the standard by which we judge...

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