BLOG*January 5, 2012

I love people whose passion is to inspire and empower others. This is one of the reasons I enjoy bringing special guests to my workshops! There is such a wealth of knowledge to be gained. As a writer, private art-career coach, and entrepreneur who grew up in a family of...

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*October 4, 2011

Create a video of your art process and pull people in with your magic. Choose your background music wisely! In this case you might want to turn your volume...

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 27, 2011

REGISTRATION CLOSED 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...

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*September 15, 2011

The Facebook Machine Lori Taylor has a philosophy based on 3 simple principles when it comes to social marketing- 1. Popularity is vanity, sales are sanity. 2. If content is King, then context is Queen; you must be relevant and extraordinary to go viral. 3. Going viral is not an...

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*July 19, 2011

It is that time of year again when San Diego is transformed into a popular art culture paradise. Being a part of this event for twenty years has informed much of my course instruction with AAB. It has really turned into a monster of an event. If you have not...