Something interesting happened this past week. I allowed myself to put a painting in an art show that I didn't believe that anyone would like, and I was stunned when it was one of the first paintings to sell. After the sale, I remarked to...

William Shakespeare said: "What’s in a name?  that which we call a rose  By any other name would smell as sweet…" Shakespeare Well, that might have been true when Shakespeare was alive–before the age of the World Wide Web--but at this time, the names that we give things...

Undoubtedly, my favorite color combination is what I have labeled School Bus Yellow and Vincent Van Gogh Blue. You see that color combo in Van Gogh's astral vision: Starry Night. You also see that blue-yellow combination in Van Gogh's painting of a wheat field. And in Van Gogh's...