BLOG*October 27, 2011

Kendall Students I presented an Artist As Brand workshop at Kendall College of Art and Design this past weekend and wow, these students were on fire! They were already formulating ideas for a multimedia community art event to be held at the school next year. I was impressed with the...

BLOG*October 12, 2011

“Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.” -Les Brown  October 11th we had a full moon. A full moon symbolically represents the height of power, the peak of clarity, fullness and obtainment of desire. In celebration of these attributes I am offering...

BLOG*September 27, 2011

I have been talking about the magic Five Years ever since it took me as much time to really lock in my illustration career. It can happen sooner, but the five year mark generally holds true. Check out this post on Muddy Colors where Chris Moeller talks about the five...

BLOG*September 17, 2011

I am presenting a three day workshop May 15 (Tues), 16 (Wed.), 17 (Thurs), before the May 18-20 Spectrum Live event in Kansas City, MO. This is a great opportunity for all artists to learn the Artist As Brand principles and then see how it applies at an event like...

BLOG*August 17, 2011

I am honored to be presenting a workshop at the historic Westbeth in NYC. Located in West Greenwich Village, Westbeth has provided affordable living and working spaces for artists and their families since 1970. The workshop is open to all artists. I guarantee that any participant that faithfully applies the...

BLOG*August 3, 2011

This Saturday August 6 at 10:00 Free! Artist As Brand Lecture Sponsored by the Alameda Writer’s Group Glendale Library 222 E. Harvard St. Glendale, CA 91205...

BLOG*February 25, 2011

Edutainment (also Info-tainment or entertainment-education) is a form of entertainment designed to educate as well as to amuse. This is an awesome way to explain subjects of intellectual interest. The message here is one I lecture about, and find very important in the context of preparing our children to live...

BLOG*February 10, 2011

Spalenka TODAY’S ARTISTS CAN SHARE AS THEY CREATE In January Ann Powers wrote an intriguing article in the Los Angeles Times about the integration of artist and technology. No matter your creative discipline, talented individuals can share their process more readily now, allowing the final product to be perceived as...

BLOG*December 21, 2010

By Dan Dion It has been almost one year since Artist As Brand officially launched. I have learned much along the way and met some amazing artists in my workshops. Some are building their art empires at an incredible pace. I teach that your first year is all about laying...

BLOG*November 8, 2010

RHAGAVA KK: FIVE LIVES OF AN ARTIST Raghava KK tells the colorful tale of how art has taken his life to new places, and how life experiences in turn have driven his multiple reincarnations as an artist — from cartoonist to painter, media darling to social outcast, and son to...