Collection of articles that are broadly classified as news. This may be information about my journey as an artist. It could feature events or it may be about art news in the broader sense of the word. Or it may be about changes to my website, the print on demand sites and marketplaces I use, and more.

I consider this one artist’s running commentary on his own art business and in some instances the broader world.

In a sense, this is a bit of a history category because the posts here reflect new directions that are now years past!  If you ever see a topic that you’d like to hear more about, let me know. Perhaps there’s new news to share!

Wine With Your Art This May

Long time followers may remember this cool promotion from last year. If you did take part last time, though, you’ll want to send this to a friend instead. This offer is only available to first time customers of Naked Wines. If that’s … Read More

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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 with doing anything with my website. … Read More

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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 who wanted to be strictly styled … Read More

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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 in addition to prints. Once upon … Read More

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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 the calendar and it’s December already! … Read More

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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 using my services a second time.  … Read More

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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 from Galway Ireland which had the … Read More

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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 because so many contests these days, … Read More

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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 like my third book cover since … Read More

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Spring Has Sprung Updates

I’ve done an incredibly bad job of delivering updates this year. There, I said it before anyone else had a chance. It’s one of those classic stories of having the best of intentions. Every so often I would think, gosh, … Read More

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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 rang in 2005 in Edinburgh. Those … Read More

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