My musical journey started when I was around the age of three, I guess. My grandfather had an old out-of-tune upright piano in the spare room at my grandparent’s house, where I’d spend hours hammering the keys and generally making a racket. I loved the sound that it made. I have never figured out why until recently,
If you have plenty of money, go to a frame shop and get your new painting custom framed. Always the best to let professionals do it. Mom and Pop frame stores tend to be less expensive than Hobby Lobby or Michaels or other big chains.
If you want to do it yourself,
Whenever I create a new Dreamscape, I post it on my Facebook page asking for feedback and name suggestions. I believe in 2019 I received the best feedback and the most wonderful acknowledgements – EVER! I’d like to share some here:
“Great colors!” LH
“This is my favorite so far!
The beautiful paintings by artist Chuck Rosenthal certainly inspire a longing to have one framed and hanging in your living room. Known for his masterly use of light, his seascapes, landscapes, people and still life are all desirable. But for many of us, owning an original has been more than our budgets could afford.
Now a new line is being offered of Mr.
“Internationally acclaimed author, biographer, and ghostwriter of non-fiction and novels” sounds fancy, but I’m simply a professional with skills and a mission to write entertaining, uplifting stories for my readers’ enjoyment.
People tell me, “You create emotional stories… paint pictures with words.” Well, I write what I see in front of me,
Some people thrive on criticism. The giving part, not the receiving part. Artists are a target for such characters, because artists are trying to communicate aesthetically and because they have put themselves in the spotlight, so to speak – they are easy targets. Don’t let the critics get you down.
Easier said than done.
Why do some artists become venerated during their own lifetime and others remain starving artists only to find fame and fortune for their artwork after they die? Let’s look at two examples.
Pablo Picasso was a very successful artist during his own lifetime, and he started styles of art that others then copied.
Lucie Bilodeau’s interest in art started at the age of 7. At 14, she became a student of Mission: Renaissance School in Montreal, Canada, to be taught the traditional fine art skills. There she took a series of 6 courses. Among these was an in-depth study of the masters: Rembrandt,
John grew up in the South Bronx during the 70s and 80s during a tough time for that community. He understands the importance of a neighborhood coming together and working for real solutions. That experience along with the love and support of his family shaped his early artist passions and gave him a purpose to try to make the world a better place by spreading beauty with his creative energy.
I started studying art in 1963 with an extraordinary illustrator/fine artist named Morton Roberts at the National Academy of Design in NYC. I soon forgot about commercial art. Roberts fired up my desire to paint and succeed as a fine artist and I have never really left that path. But I did change my viewpoint on style and content.