Tagged: artist’s life

Macon County Courthouse - Georgia - artwork by Mark E Tisdale

What’s In A Name?

New Domain Name What’s in a name? A question written by Shakespeare and uttered by his character, Romeo, centuries ago, but it still has psychological meaning today! For me, there was a growing block...

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...

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...

Quebec City Canada Ice Skaters with a Festive Feel

2012 – Year In Review

Wow, I can’t believe we are days away from the end of 2012. What’s more, I can’t believe I’m not traveling somewhere! This will be my first New Years in the US since I...

Photo Art of a night scene from World Famous New York City

The Victims in Aurora, Colorado

Normally a post like this would be directed to my personal blog, but you’ll see in a moment why I’m posting it here. Friday morning, I awoke to the news like we all did...

Collage of some art and photography by Mark E Tisdale

The Magic of Finished Projects

Wow, I wish I had the words to illustrate the elation of finishing a long-standing project, but right now, I’m failing to come up with anything descriptive enough! It’s not hard to believe it...

Open Road Dreams Travel Blog

Bon Voyage 2011

As many of you know, I’ve been hard at work revisiting all the work in my print collections. Gallery by gallery, I’ve been re-editing work where I felt necessary (which for me is the...

Painterly Picture of St. Paul's and the Millennium Bridge

A Year of Pictures Later

It’s been several days now since my 365 project ended. Quite a mixture of feelings seeing it come to a conclusion. First, having been sick a couple of times during this project, there’s a...

Picture of a market in front of a colonial church in Oaxaca Mexico

My Website is a Triplicate

Howdy Everybody! I figured I would have had some Mexico blog posts with photos and short tales by now but I have gotten side-tracked on some website maintenance along the way. And you know how those...

Picture of birds flying from a church tower in the Mexican town of Oaxaca

March Already?

Amazing how quickly time can pass by isn’t it? I can’t believe I haven’t made an update since returning from Mexico. Very lame of me! Although I guess it could well be that there’s...

New Prints Page

Prints Changes

I only seem to be blogging changes to my site as of late, and for that I apologize. Hopefully with this last piece of the puzzle now in place, I can get back to...

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Creating Photo Art

Although “plain” photography is my first love, I have also been branching out into photo art the past year or so. I am forever amazed at what a difference layering on different textures can...

Old Tractor in A Georgia Farm Field

Awards and Fun, Oh My!

This weekend was the 13th annual Beaver Creek Festival in Montezuma, Georgia. I decided this year to both get a booth as well as enter some photography in the art show held in conjunction...

Old Tractor in A Georgia Farm Field

Upcoming Show – Montezuma Georgia

I’ve entered two pieces in the Macon County Historical Society Art and Photography show this year. The show is listed as taking place Thursday October 25th from 4pm to 6pm. All entries will also...

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