Monthly Archives: June 2011

There’s No Better Way to Begin Painting

This is an underdrawing for Michael's large oil painting, Air (72 x 104). I really feel like I've grown so much during my time at Artist Daily, and in large part that is because of my exposure to the staff … Continue reading

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Cliffs Notes on PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

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Psst. Want an Internship?

It’s my second week as the Executive Director at The Museum of Art & History in Santa Cruz, CA, and boy is my everything tired. Board committee meetings. Film festival openings. Historical landmark ceremonies. And that’s just the fun stuff. … Continue reading

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Why is “World Class” so Classist?

This weekend, I heard a story on NPR that really rankled me. Jason Beaubien was reporting on the Soumaya Museum in Mexico City, the gleaming new art museum built as a “gift to Mexico” by the world’s richest man, Carlos … Continue reading

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Photo Agency Launches Portable Portrait Service to Law Firms in New York City

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 1, 2006 Feature Photo Service, Inc. (http://www.FeaturePhoto.com), a worldwide photo agency catering to the corporate communications and public relations industries announced the launch of their new service “FPS Portable Portraits™”. The new service will be … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Lessons Learned Designing a Mobile Game for Balboa Park

Today, a guest post from one of the people who inspires me: Ken Eklund. Ken is a game designer and writer who develops narrative, collaborative augmented reality experiences about serious issues. When I worked briefly with the Balboa Park Online … Continue reading

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One Hundred Portraits: Artists, Architects, Writers, Co

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Lightening My Plein Air Pack

Scott Burdick often does plein air studies, like this one ( Vermilion Cliffs , 2009, plein air oil painting, 9 x 12), on lightweight panels that are easy to travel with. I was watching a documentary about the Appalachian Trail … Continue reading

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Online Photography Courses – Tips For Better Executive Portraits

Executive portraits are always in demand and some photographers choose this area as their sole means of income from photography. The reason being twofold; the demand is high and the rates can be as high as double or more of … Continue reading

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Come Paint in My Backyard…Practically

A view of the lands around Sagamore Hill estate, where the Teaching Studios plein air competition will take place. This is such a neat opportunity that I just had to share with you, and it is so close to me, … Continue reading

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