Author Archives: gaylespaintings

About gaylespaintings

I am an Artist and Author of "Thinking Outside the Frame: How Artists Make Actual Money in the Virtual World"

Back in the Studio with Buddha

I’ve been back in the studio painting again and it feels really good.  I’ve been a bit of a painting machine actually…  I have about 5 different canvases I’m currently working on and I just completed two new Buddha paintings that … Continue reading

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How I Prevent Overworking My Art

When I’m painting in my studio I love to have anywhere between 4-10 paintings going at once.  I love to have a selection of pieces to work on, so whenever I start to feel ‘stuck’ on a painting, I’ll just … Continue reading

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Using Time-Lapse Videos to Promote Your Art

This piece is titled “Pink Orchids”, it was inspired from a potted orchid plant in my house.  The original is on a 6″ x 8″ canvas and painted in oils.  My favorite medium to work in has always been oils, … Continue reading

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Love The Smell of Linseed Oil

One of my oldest memories is one of me telling people I wanted to be an Artist when I grew up.  There have been pockets of time when I put the brushes down during my adulthood, but I always come … Continue reading

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