Category: Art News & Views

News about Mark’s art in general including new projects he’s a part of as well as general art commentary

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UK Print Partner & Other News

Have you ever noticed how sometimes things have a way of working themselves out? In my last update, I mentioned that I was in the process of migrating my main print partner away from...

Winter Night art print of Rome's Castel Sant'Angelo

What It Means to Be an Artist

Why do some photographers not consider themselves artists? This is seriously a question that haunts me some days. If I had a nickle for every time I encountered a photographer in various art forums...

Paris In The Rain Art Throw Pillow

The Price Of Art Merchandise

This is a subject for both the art-lovers and the art-makers out there. It’s a topic which I’d say I ruminate on at least annually, and that’s whether or not to offer art merchandise...

2014 Calendars by Mark Tisdale

Custom 2014 Calendars On Request

Do you ever have the best of intentions and find time slipping between your fingers? I know I do! And for me, reminding people about calendars always slips through until I suddenly look at...

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New eBook Cover Design

A few months ago,  I posted about Charlotte Moore’s Deep South Dead, which used my eBook cover design. I’m happy to report that Ms. Moore felt that first design was successful enough to warrant...

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Art Contest Results

Well, anything profound I had to say about art contests I got out of the way in the last update! So, this should be mercifully short.  Round one ended this evening and my photo...

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Art Contests – Oh My

For a period of time, I was ever interested in art contests. I enjoyed participating in a few real world ones early on, but I’ve largely bowed out of the process. Partially this is...

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First Book Cover!

When I posted my Spring update the other day, I was sitting on one piece of news. Now, however, it’s fair game to announce my first book cover! Well, I guess technically it’s more...