June 27, 2016
Each of my women has a story.
I could say that their stories are separate from mine, but they reflect who I am and what I feel. She is Shunned because that is what I was feeling when my charcoal touched the page.
The truth is, I turn away from my reflection, like a lot...
June 23, 2016
Selling art is hard.
No-brainer... any of these responses will do:
"Art is personal."
"The economy is bad."
"I can't find my audience."
"My pieces are like my children."
These are all true and all valid. However, once you have decided to put yourself ou...
May 2, 2016
This is one of my most popular images... I call it "Hopeful eyes" and it is a study on drawing a realistic eye.
I received several questions on facebook when I posted this piece on my various art groups for feedback. Many people said they could never do this... or aske...
April 7, 2016
This is me.
My name is Marin Alexis and I fancy myself an artist.
I say "fancy myself" because I am more than reluctant to call myself an official artist when I can't put it on my my tax returns... Yet. I'm working on it....
That is what this blog is going to be...
Art Scams - ARTISTS BEWARE
May 26, 2016
The Art of the Craft Show - Trick 1 - How to keep inventory low and sales high...
October 13, 2016
Her Story: Shunned...
Virtual Rooms, Virtual Frames - Artwork displays for REAL online sales
The Artist - Prince Rogers Nelson
May 11, 2016
Tutorial on a realistic eye...Tips and tricks I've learned along the way...
The Art of Gentrification
April 18, 2016
Cookie's Art Empire
April 14, 2016
"Black" Art and Sex
April 11, 2016
Nice to meet you, I'm Marin...
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