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Quote of the Day: “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” by Pablo Picasso:

Quote of the Day: “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”  by Pablo Picasso:

My love of poetry began at a very early age when my mother used to read poetry from her favorite tome, “101 Famous Poems.”  To this day it is the finest small anthology of some of the greatest 17th and 18th century poetry.  One of my favorites […]

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Rant of the Day: Hitches Should Be Outlawed!!!

Wednesday is the day to get things off your chest on my blog.  I figure that by mid-week there’s got to be something that has hit you the wrong way.  Well consider my blog a steam valve, a way to vent your anger about anything that has […]

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Cooking Tip of the Day: The Importance of Cooking Garlic Correctly

Cooking Tip of the Day:  The Importance of Cooking Garlic Correctly

Most of all Italian dishes, especially pastas, contain garlic. Garlic can be cooked incorrectly very easily. It can be overcooked in a matter of seconds which will give it a terrible burnt and bitter taste or it can be undercooked which will also give it a bitter […]

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Discover Great Artists by Visiting my Friday Blogs

Discover Great Artists by Visiting my Friday Blogs

My Friday blogs will sometimes feature my own work but most of the time will feature themany hundreds of artists that I represent. On many Fridays I will augment the blogs with videos that will show up here as a link to my video channel at www.rosettastonefineartvideos.com. […]

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Giclee Editions: Numbering and Pricing

Giclee Editions:  Numbering and Pricing

Pricing of prints no matter what medium you use is dependent on the size of the edition, how many editions of the same image will be published, and if the prints are going to be embellished. A lot of publishing companies and artists like to publish their […]

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How to Handle Fine Art Reproductions

How to Handle Fine Art Reproductions

There is tremendous confusion surrounding giclee fine art reproductions, both among the art buying public and the artists that produce them. It is my personal belief that early on publishers of giclee prints whether they were big established producers or individual artists, made fundamental fopas. They equated […]

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Mourning the Passing of Cathleen McFarlane Ross

Mourning the Passing of Cathleen McFarlane Ross

I read this last week about the passing of Cathleen McFarlane Ross. Though I couldn’t count her as a personal friend, I met her on many occasions and am sorry that I was not in a position to have known her better. She was always cheerful and […]

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The Importance of Cooking Pasta Just Right

The Importance of Cooking Pasta Just Right

In my last blog I wrote about how important it is to cook garlic correctly.  The other important aspect to preparing the perfect pasta dish is learning how to cook pasta just right.  You must be committed to the process.  In other words, once the pasta is […]

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Dennis Aufiery A Great Artist At Work!

Dennis Aufiery A Great Artist At Work!
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Artists Need To Be More Business Savvy

Artists Need To Be More Business Savvy

Part of what I have tried to do for the last 15 years is to help my fellow artists become more business savvy.   Even artists that seem to have their acts together astonish me in their lack of understanding of how the art business works.  One of […]

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