Several times a year I co-host a blogtalk radio show with my friend Leslie Saeta called Artists Helping Artists . The topic today is "To Blog or Not To Blog". It is something that I have been struggling with, because I already devote so much marketing time to social media, I have often wondered if blogging was worth the extra time. I'm not going to lie to you, while doing the research for the show, I was hoping I was going to find that out. But without giving too much away, I found out exactly the opposite. I hope if you are an artist, you will listen to the show today and hear what we have to say.....it convinced me to recommit myself to a better blogging schedule! Here is a link to the show if you want to listen: "To Blog or Not To Blog" .
Enough preaching. Here is a painting that brings me home whenever I look at it. And so much of what I paint is memories or places and feelings that I want to preserve and the physical act of putting brush to canvas does that for me. This little lighthouse is off the coast of Tybee Island in Georgia. In fact you see it as you go over the bridge to the island. At low tide you can see the rocks and the little bit of land it is built on, but at high tide the water is lapping at the base of it. It always reminds me to stand strong. The lighthouse dates back to the early 1800's and much has been done to shore it up and restore it. If you'd like to read more about it here are a couple of links:
"sunset over cockspur"
12" x 12" oil on gallery wrapped canvas