Having Thick Skin Always Helps

thinking monkey

I’m not sure if this post is going anywhere, but I was just thinking about how many extra layers of skin I have had to grow over the years to be able to deal with life. As an artist you have to be able to deal with criticism or you should never let anyone see your work, ever. As a business owner you have to be able to deal with rude customers. As a blogger publishing opinions online you have to deal with those who don’t like your opinions. As a person you have to deal with LIFE. Continue Reading

New Logo for Art News Blog

Art News Blog Logo

I have made some adjustments to the Art News Blog logo. In keeping with the new WordPress theme that I’m using I have changed the color and I also used a different font for the ‘news blog’ text. What do you think? Good, bad, indifferent? Continue Reading

Art News Blog Plans

I’m really good at making lists. I’m a list person. Without lists I watch too much tv, surf the web, or read too much.

I create lists that are too ambitious as I rarely ever complete the jobs on them. Continue Reading

ArT nEwS bLoG iS 5 YeArS oLd!

Art News Blog is FIVE years old. That must make me some kind of blogger or arts writer or something. I’m most comfortable with the “something” label though. Someone called me an art critic recently and I didn’t know how to react. He said it in a way that was supposed to be flattering but I was actually very offended.Continue Reading