Author Archives: Gary Bolyer Fine Art

About Gary Bolyer Fine Art

I am a New York City-based landscape artist.

How Small Steady Actions Move Us Forward to Our Artistic Goals

“Do not be afraid of moving slowly.  Be only afraid of standing still.”                                – Chinese Proverb Have you ever thought about the importance of the small, steady actions you take every day in your artistic journey? You can’t … Continue reading

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Why Artists Are the Luckiest People I Know

“Picasso was drawing like an angel in the crib.” – Louise Nevelson, Sculptor A few years ago, I was at a friend’s house socializing with a few people at a little get-together. One of the people at the party was … Continue reading

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Best Tips for Choosing and Using Color in Your Home (Part 2)

Want to liven up a dull room with color but not sure where to start? Use these helpful tips to learn how to choose and use color to add interest to any room. This post is Part 2 in a … Continue reading

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Going Through: Surviving the Swamplands of the Artistic Journey

“Truth is always on the side of the more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzche Not too far from the small town where I grew up in northwest Louisiana, there is a long stretch of swamplands called, graphically enough, “Black Lake Swamp.” … Continue reading

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Are You Becoming Your Own WordPress and Internet Marketing Expert?

Are you becoming your own internet marketing expert?  Are you researching and learning everything you can about how to grow your WordPress blog? Last night I attended a WordPress Meetup group in Brooklyn.  There was about 50 people in attendance … Continue reading

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8 Oil Painting Techniques for the Inquiring Artist

Have you been wanting to bring something new and edgy into your oil painting? Have you thought about trying a new technique or approach to applying the paint? Here are some ideas that are sure to breathe new life into … Continue reading

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Mastering Glazing Techniques in Watercolor: Understanding Pigments

Are you a watercolor artist looking to improve your technique?  Would you like to better understand watercolor pigments and glazing methods? Then you will certainly enjoy this guest blog by watercolor expert Dr. Don Rankin.  He is author of Mastering … Continue reading

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The Harsh Truth Why Your Art Blog or Website Isn’t Growing (And What To Do About It!)

Are you trying to grow your art blog or website? Are you finding that you are not getting many subscribers or much traffic? You may find that you are getting some comments. And maybe a few subscribers, and shares, and … Continue reading

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10 Best Tips for Choosing and Using Color in Your Home

Want to liven up a dull room with color but not sure where to start? Use these helpful tips to learn how to choose and use color to add interest to any room. Color creates moods — think of a … Continue reading

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What Can an Artist Learn from Watching the Evolution of My Blog?

“Do not be afraid of moving slowly. Be only afraid of standing still.”  – Chinese Proverb Have you been thinking about starting a blog or website to showcase your art, but have been holding off for financial or technical reasons? … Continue reading

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