An Artist’s Self Portrait

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Blog, Opine, Recent Work | 2 Comments

There comes a time or two in every artist’s life where he or she needs to create a self portrait. In many ways a self portrait is really the hardest thing to do as there is so much added pressure to represent yourself in a way that makes you happy. Problem is, as an artist you are not only your […]

Dear Facebook, May I Have My Audience Back?

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Blog, Opine | 4 Comments

Back when I created my first Facebook fan page “The Wilkinson Gallery” I did not have many followers or “likes” as they are now called. Those who did generously like my page were able to see my posts in their feed when I chose to share something. In the time since something strange has happened. A […]

The Downside of Digital
A Message to Aspiring Artists

Posted by on May 24, 2014 in Blog, Opine | 7 Comments

I was contacted recently by someone who inquired as to what software I use to create my work. He sounded rather frustrated as he informed me “no matter what I do on Photoshop, I can’t get close to your painted/Cartoon effect.” Before I answered him I wanted to find out a little bit more about […]

Fine Art America:
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Blog, Opine | 140 Comments

 One of the greatest things about social networking is the ability for anyone with a message to be able to share it with the world. To that end I wanted to take this time to share a story with my fellow artists as I feel the information is valuable to those who may be considering […]