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Stanley Kubrick’s Best Photographs

Hey everyone, welcome back and huge thanks for all of the support! Today we are going to cover one of my all time favorite directors, Stanley Kubrick. Did you know that he started as a very talented photographer before he directed his first movie? Let’s take a look at some of his best photos and how...

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Virtual Mentors to Inspire Your Artistic Journey

Welcome back everyone, much love for all of the support! Happy Holidays!! They say “birds of feather flock together”, but sometimes it’s not that easy to find others with similar interests. That’s why it’s a great idea to surround yourself with virtual friends, associates, or mentors that can fill the void. Thanks to the internet we
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Printmaking Artist Gustave Dore

How’s everyone doing today? You don’t have to answer that, but I hope all is going well in your part of the world. Today we are going to take a look at Gustave Dore, a master artist I stumbled across while researching another. I was blown away with the atmosphere he was able to create…especially when I
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How Picasso Found Subject Matter for his Painting

Today’s article is taking a look at Picasso, his paintings, and how he finds his subject matter. How do you get the subject matter for your paintings or photography? Well, photography subject’s are easy for me it seems, but when I sit down and try to draw I have no idea what I should sketch. Keep
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Moving to Hawaii to Pursue Photography and Composition

Well, as some of you may or may not know, I have finally moved back to Hawaii (March 2015). This is where my journey to learn more about composition and design started. When I was doing google searches on the Golden Section and stumbled upon Myron Barnstone’s videos. It’s great to be back, and I
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Toulouse Lautrec and His Artistic Journey

358/365 Welcome back everyone! Today we take a deep look at Toulouse Lautrec and his artistic journey. We’ll learn about how he lived as an artist, who inspired him, and see some of his best masterpieces…oh, and some photos I took at his exhibition in the MoMA. Join me and be inspired!...

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Harold Speed Notes

351/365 Today I wanted to share my notes on Harold Speed and his excellent artistic insight. If you haven’t had the chance to read his books and be directly inspired, perhaps you’ll pull something from my notes....

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Edgar Degas Quote #3

347 /365 We’ve got a great quote by Edgar Degas today. Nothing like looking back to the master painters for inspiration and guidance! With this being our third quote by Degas, let’s see if we can absorb even more words of wisdom from this amazing artist.

Jim Carrey: Inspiration from a Goofball

335/365 Today we have some great inspiration from an outstanding comedian. A goofball at heart. Jim Carrey has been a favorite of mine since his “Fire Marshall Bill” days on In Living Color. When I ran across his speech I figured it would be great to share with other artists.

How to Succeed as a Photographer

333/365 A lot of workshops, videos on YouTube, and Creative Live episodes de-mystify themselves in a face palm sort of way. You may see someone’s photography online and think “Wow, I wish I could do that!” Yet when you see them perform in a workshop, you realize that you can do “do that”....

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