I will be in the Paudash Lake/Bancroft area from Thursday until Sunday. Are there any members in that area interested in getting together to paint?
Started Dec 28, 2014
Over the years I have given many paintings away. Eight of the sales at my current show went to family and friends and I am torn. Not one of those people even asked for a discount and yet I feel…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Smithwell Dec 17, 2013.
This is a subject that I am really struggling with and it seems most artists, especially emerging artist, do. Do I price my work to sell even if the price demeans it. Do I price it higher so that…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Thirgood Nov 22, 2013.
John Mullenger and I got together to paint at the RBG again this week. Our plan is to get out at least once a week all winter and so far we have managed about five weeks in a row and some weeks more than once.
When we got arrived at 10:00 it was just above freezing but the sun was warm and by the time we hiked down to the shore and found good painting spots we were toasty warm. By the time we left it was up to 8 degrees C and very warm in the sun.
In a word "Wow!"
I told a number of people that I learned more about myself and my art in three days in Wilberforce than in three years of lessons. Painting alone in isolation or even with the same group of painters all the time is limiting. Seeing my paintings hanging in the show with all the great artists that were showing gave me some context. Talking to them I realized that if I expect to get good I will have to take my art more seriously and work at it. I felt a bit…Continue