The Wanderer Prints

Wanderer Five States sideview by Randall Stoltzfus
Buy these prints from the studio shop

These are unusual prints. When you see them in person, it’s obvious immediately. They are shiny. Like silver-leaf shiny.  They shimmer. When you reach out to touch …

“The Wanderer Prints”

The Amish Inkjet

Epson 7500 Stylus Pro

What’s an Amish inkjet?

In this case I’m referring to an obsolete 24″ Epson Stylus Pro 7500 that I picked up for free about a year ago. Once a commercial printer sporting 5 colors …

“The Amish Inkjet”

Jerry Saltz edits artist statements on Facebook

Jerry Saltz edits artist statements on Facebook. You will need a Facebook account to read the thread.

Mr. Saltz is a professional critic– he knows how to use words to set a fire. But …

“Jerry Saltz edits artist statements on Facebook”

On Bob Ross and Screen Resolution

Admittedly, there is some irony when a painter who was “raised without television” has something to say about Bob Ross. But the television painting programs that I did see as a child certainly made …

“On Bob Ross and Screen Resolution”


One of the first really exciting painting resources I remember discovering online was Bruce MacEvoy’s website handprint. When I was actively engaging with my limitations as a watercolor painter several years ago, his comprehensive …


Re-learning how to stretch canvas

After switching to heavy pre-primed linen several years ago, stretching new canvases (usually one of my favorite studio jobs) became difficult. I was getting little sags at the corners that refused to go away, …

“Re-learning how to stretch canvas”

Talking Prices by Olav Velthuis

Olav Velthuis’ book Talking Prices: Symbolic Meanings of Prices on the Market for Contemporary Art is the clearest explanation of contemporary art economics that I have read to date.

Velthuis addresses questions such as:…

“Talking Prices by Olav Velthuis”

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