• Art of the Scam

    A commentary on 2 incidences of artists being caught copying other artists and the repercussions. Read more

  • Heads on Tables – Learning Classical Drawing Techniques

    Overview of drawing lessons learning classical techniques and applying them to contemporary realism. Read more

  • Upper Darby, PA Education – Losing More than Future Tina Fey’s

    May 2, 2012 There wasn’t much I enjoyed about school as a child. I was a depressed, scaredy kid that spent most of my time in my own head, reading, writing or drawing, but my schools were able to break down my inclination to introversion and provide me with creative outlets. I was lucky that… Read more

  • Hibernation & Guilty Pleasures

    It may be the shorter days but I feel the need to nest and go into art making hibernation. This means having an insatiable need to rearrange my home and make another attempt at putting together a livable and workable studio space. Strangely, it also means making playlists of down-tempo and OTR horror and reading… Read more

  • Oil Painting Brushes – Too Many

    A reader, and I’m sorry I never replied…I can’t seem to figure out the best way too on this blog, pointed me to a great website that compared and reviewed colored pencils. I really appreciated it! It helped a lot! Since I’ve been working at an art supply store I’ve had more time than most… Read more

  • The Pursuit of the Original

    It’s a weird feeling to see that the work you like to produce fits into a movement or oeuvre or genre or whatever. It’s a weird feeling to have to question yourself why that it is. It’s not that I want to create things that are not a response to the long history of art… Read more