Archive for November, 2011

The most extraordinary photograph

The most extraordinary photograph

Quick: Think of the most extraordinary photograph you’ve ever seen. Got it? Now, please describe it in the comments below, including the photographer’s name and any technical details you know (camera and lens choice, lighting, […]

Nov, 28

Thanks Giving

Today, as Americans pause to express gratitude for our blessings, I’d like to share what I am most grateful for: Having loving, supportive friends and family When I think about what I am most grateful […]

Nov, 24

How to cultivate patrons

This weekend, while browsing the Celebration of Craftswomen in San Francisco, I was reminded of how you cultivate patrons, the people who are genuinely interested in what you’re doing, adore your work and consistently buy […]

Nov, 17

Inspiring Artists: Celebration of Craftswomen

Over the weekend I attended the Celebration of Craftswomen in San Francisco, the largest women’s fine crafts show in the United States (according to their promotional materials, anyway). The event featured more than 160 craftswomen […]

Nov, 15

Friday inspiration: Anya Ayoung-Chee

Have you been watching Project Runway? I’ve been so impressed by contestant Anya Ayoung-Chee, who learned to sew just four months before starting the season. Of course she had construction and tailoring issues — who […]

Nov, 04

For the love of art: Wisdom from Herb & Dorothy

Today, I’d like to offer hearty congratulations to my friends over at Herb & Dorothy 50×50! They met and surpassed their fundraising goal last night, four whole days early. Thanks to everyone who contributed and/or […]

Nov, 01

Provocative philosophies on passion and profit, plus my latest mentoring and workshop offerings for visual arts and photographers.

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