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Hard Times

By Rick Rotatnte Art is having a hard time. When a choice has to be made whether to pay rent or eat or buy art, it becomes a nobrainer which one to choose. After all if you don’t have a roof over

Repetition is Good

By Rick Rotante I am distressed at times when I hear artists tell me they painted a particular subject and are now done with the idea or concept after only one or two attempts. Most artists —

The Art of Creating

Rick Rotatnte Artists have storehouses of work and few places to sell it. Especially when you paint every day, it becomes a problem. Galleries don’t sell great work, they sell what sells.

Rejection

By Rick Rotante Rejection will always be a part of the art world. If one wants to succeed, one needs acquire a thick skin. When you look to history, you find countless stories where artists; many

Yin/Yang

By Rick Rotante I greatly believe in the Yin/ Yang theory. This is an Asian theology which teaches bal – ance in life makes all things plausible and enjoyable. There is a time for

Rejection

By Rick Rotante Rejection will always be a part of the art world. If one wants to succeed, one needs acquire a thick skin. When you look to history, you find countless stories where artists; many

Passion

By: Rick Rotante We develop true passion as we mature, if we are allowed. Enthusiasm in youth is mistaken for passion. The young rush in and allow emotions to be controlled and overrun by outside