Browsing: Letters

0 Under the Banyan Tree

Dear Artist, In Lahaina, on the island of Maui, there’s a weekend outdoor art market around and under the world’s biggest banyan tree. I’m watching the entrepreneur-artists set up their spaces in the early morning. There’s a wide range of…


Dear Artist, One of the essential principles of creativity is MAD. It’s also known as OTD, but they amount to the same thing. MAD stands for “Make A Delivery,” OTD for “Out The Door.” These concepts resonate with the idea,…

0 The Art Patron

Dear Artist, A painter who spends a lifetime following his nose sooner or later meets with some of his collectors. While I don’t believe it’s necessary to encourage this sort of thing one often finds good friends among them. For…

0 Pencilling-in Projects

Dear Artist, You know about the concept of “pencilling-in” projects or appointments in your day-books or organizers. It’s a loose commitment to plan toward something before you formally ink it in and go for it. This method is an excellent…

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