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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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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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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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Secrets to Understanding the NYC Art World: Beware the Vanity Gallery

If you are like most artists who take their career seriously, you are willing to give almost Chelsea Art District in Manhattan anything a try.  And if you are like me, you put a lot of care not only into creating … Continue reading

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Are You Polishing Your Art Marketing Skills for the Coming New Year?

The New Year is almost upon us.  Will this be the year that you take your art business to the next level?  What are you doing now to make sure the coming year will be your best ever? You may … Continue reading

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Why You Should Use Your Name for Your Art Business

What is the name you are using to promote your art business?  Is it your name?  Or is it a made-up name or company-sounding name? I’ve looked at a lot of art blogs on WordPress and the internet and I … Continue reading

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Gary Bolyer’s Top 5 Kick-Ass Money-Making Art Blogs of All Time

Do you want your art career to totally kick ass? Are you ready to start really making some money with your art? Then you must read these top 5 blogs of mine. Making money is sexy.  Making art is sexy.  … Continue reading

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What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? Occupy Wall Street Continues

“Today is day 5,” read a sign in the midst of thousands of people camping out at Liberty Plaza yesterday, steps away from Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. It’s been a week since the Occupy Wall Street … Continue reading

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Gary Bolyer’s Top 7 How-to-Paint Blogs

Do you want your painting to totally kick-ass? Do you want to be a sexy art star? Then you must read these 7 art blogs that I have written. If you don’t know what I’ve been writing about lately, then … Continue reading

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Gary Bolyer’s 5 Most Inspirational Art Blogs of All Time

Okay, so you want to be inspired? You want to feel something don’t you? You want to feel it in your bones? Then you must read these 5 inspirational art blogs that I have written. If you don’t know what … Continue reading

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