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Business Goals for 2018

~ by Maria Benner

As the Business & Marketing Manager, I’m the one responsible for keeping our art business alive, and an important part of that is setting goals.  424 more words

The Business Of Being An Artist

Happy Holidays and an eCard with Charity Donations!!!! ❤️❤️❤️

​Instead of getting you a Christmas card we donated to the following charities.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!


We supported:

International charities:

Nobel Women Initiatives to Stop Rape as a Weapon of Conflict for Women in Mexico, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. 87 more words

Innovation & Creativity

From Chicago; Then Back Home Again ...

As I promised, I have finally gotten around to posting some more of the sketches from my recent trip to the Urban Sketchers gathering in Chicago a few weeks ago. 785 more words

Visual Art

Working Westward to Chicago & the Urban Sketchers Symposium!


Earlier this summer I was exploring sites just east of the Blue Ridge range. In old neighborhoods and part of towns that I seldom cross through much less actually see. 420 more words

Visual Art

Ink and Watercolor

We have lots of contrast based pairings in our verbal and visual vocabularies. In our heads … and in our popular culture … we use or hear a number of them pretty regularly. 767 more words

Art & Life

Blue? Oh Yes ... I LOVE Blue.

My first favorite paint color was Prussian Blue!

I have gotten older and painted with many other wonderful blue colors. I think that maybe, just maybe  Prussian Blue is still my favorite. 908 more words

Visual Art