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“Internal Landscapes” – A Defense of the Invisible

I had the distinct pleasure of talking with fellow artist Carol Steen a couple of weeks ago. She’s an accomplished artist with over 20 solo exhibitions to her name. She’s also an author and educator in addition to her art practice. The reason Carol and I got to connect was because we are both synesthetic artists. If you are unfamiliar …

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We Don’t Touch Anymore

One of the first forms we are taught is the line, defined as the compilation of many dots in a single direction. Lines are the gateway to other shapes. It is because of their versatility that I have always ascribed the symbol of a line to our lives. To me, every person is a line. People are not circles, or …

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How to Use Color Theory in Interior Design

You can have lots of fancy furniture and grand decor in your space, but a color scheme will either make or break its entire design. So before making any drastic changes to your wallpaper or throwing in some new shades, it’s key to apply the basics of color theory — which is the study of how colors function — into …

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Protecting Art Collectors: On Art Replicas & Art Depreciation

Protect collectors. I get a couple emails a month from individuals asking me to create an exact replica of a previous work of mine. While I’m flattered that they like the piece so much, I will never recreate an exact replica of any of my works as a matter of principle. This is something I want to address because I …

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Surviving Working From Home During Coronavirus

I’ve been working from home for five years, and I don’t mean to brag…but I couldn’t imagine having a regular job ever again. For those of you who have never worked from home, welcome, I know we are living in some uncertain times, but I want to thank you for showing up here and I’m here to tell you that …

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Meditations: A Limited Edition Series

Each piece is a limited edition work. Only five of each meditation are made. Each piece is plaster, 24k gold leaf, on 300 pound cold pressed 100% pure cotton fiber paper. The gold is one of my signature elements and thus it was essential that it had a presence in this series. The gold covers a rectangular portion of the …

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Will You Remember 48″x48″

Will You Remember This custom piece was made for a friend I’ve known for about 14 years now, named Will. This piece is called “Will You Remember” and is inspired by the colors in his apartment as well as several works from my Divide Collection. Making pieces for old friends is such a sweet experience. Because unlike a regular commission …

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The Adoration Podcast

It’s Here! This last fall I got to spend about an hour on the phone with a new friend, Makenzie Hollar because… SHE STARTED A PODCAST! Her podcast is called The Adoration Podcast and is available on Spotify HERE! The whole premise behind this podcast is Makenzie wants to tell inspirational stories from real people, people who have overcome or …

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2019 Black Friday Deals!

Black Friday 2019 is here! Oh, you know I’ve never been one to skip out on black friday steals and deals, so of course, I’m offering them to you this year! The only difference is this time the black friday deals are going on THE WHOLE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING. That’s right. Extending the deals this year is in an attempt …

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Building A Shipping Crate

So you want to learn how to make your own shipping create, eh? DIY shipping crates are totally possible and something I’ve needed to do for a long time. I needed to build a shipping crate so that I could ship a 4’x6’ painting across the country. It’s not safe to ship large paintings or works of art at this …