When I was in high school a friend brought in a book. It was Salvador Dali. I was hooked. The imagination he used was incredible. And his technique was fantastic.Continue
in November 2012 i almost decided to give up art after watching my first car get hit at 60 mph i loved that car like there was no tomorrow lol after it got hit the guy kept driving i wasn't hurt cos i was standing 30 feet away waiting for…Continue
We have to realize that for one that we simpley have to take the first steps. It's like going to the gym on a regular basis, it needs to stay in motion and seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. If you don't mind mixing business with…Continue
Have you ever or often asked yourself this question: Why the heck do I always go sometimes a day, week, month, or even years with not doing what I do best.Is there something within us that due to our day to day lives getting in our way of our…Continue
No more excuses my friends because I found out the answer for you and here it is:Have you been thinking of selling your art or may bee you have thought of selling other items as well. It can be anything you feel in your heart you can sell. …Continue
As a kid - I knew from the age of about 10 that I was going to be an artist. My parents recognized the talent around 12 or so, and began sending me to a series of art teachers wherever we moved.This was terrific - and I learned about color theory,…Continue
I'd like to know what you people out there think of my work. does it suck or is it cool,does it need help or something else? I need a little feed back. I am not asking for any kind of patronizing or butt-kissing,I really do want honest opinions. I know some will probably be harsh but,please,at least help me with any building blocks to help me improve.I've never really been formally trained outside of 2 years of basic art is middle school. I'm 34 now and I love to make art ...it's my therapy…Continue
Settle in some place comfortable, enjoy and absorb what I am about to share. You are the only one I have shared the start of this compilation of my spiritual writings with. So take a walk with me in spirit then later share your thoughts if so inclined...
MOST OF US DO IT FOR LOVE...
BUT SOME GET THE FORTUNE WITH IT...
I NEARLY GAVE UP YET A VOICE WITHIN
KEEPS TELLING ME...DO IT FOR YOUR OWN JOY AND SATISFACTION...AND SO I DID....I REKINDLED PLEIN AIR WITH A FRIEND THIS WEEKEND...IT FELT SO GOOD TO FACE THE PAINT AND THE CANVAS AGAIN....THE SAME SPOT AS WE ALWAYS DO AND GUESS WHAT...SOME OLD FOLKS MISSED US...WE ACTUALLY MADE A NAME ALREADY...THAT WAS WORTH THAN MANY PAINTINGS SOLD!!!
I've posted several pieces online for sale at http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/4-jim-martin.html Check them out
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