Posts tagged passion
Trends and Finding Your Voice... and a P.S. for Aleex

Each of us needs to all search diligently for our own voice. At one time, I painted still life in a very tight, representational, chiaroscuro style. I did that to prove to myself that I could. I needed to prove (even to myself) that by painting loosely

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Don't Quit Your Day Job - Yet, Dave Santillanes

I get asked occasionally how I knew when the right moment was to make that leap to full-time artist. It’s definitely not an easy question to answer but for me it was about more than money. About 2 years before I officially quit my day job to become a “full time” artist, I occasionally took a day off from work just to paint.  Having only a few weeks off a year, each day of freedom was precious.

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