Showing my art on the internet….


and the burning question could be: if you were looking for art to hang on your walls, would you buy my art?  Every artist wants to know if what he/she does is sellable. But a lot of times the real point is not just to make money ( although that is important!) but also to feel validation. Art is something very personal that is done in solitude, comes from the mind of one person and exposes our emotions to people we have yet to meet and know nothing about. In my mind, I see Sally Fields, with tears in her eyes, saying,”You like me, you really, really like me.” There were some artists who were so magnificent in what they produced that they just did because they could. But most artist aren’t like that. Impressionistic/abstract art is a genre that is more exposing than a lot of others because the…

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Abstracting Life Beautifully

Art by Chance SF

It’s the tag line on our website. It’s Chance’s favorite phrase. It’s a way of living life.

But what does it mean?

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, this post is just photos of life lived in the abstract. It may not answer the question, but it might give you some ideas!

Abstract is fashion. Abstract is architecture. Abstract is design.








-Kirk Rehn

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Happy Birthday Franz Marc !

The Illustrators Journal

The story of this great painter is tragic and stands as a tentpole against the futility of war and the senseless killing of the potential of mankind. WE’ll never know what Marc would’ve been able to accomplish had he lived a normal lifespan. We do however have the works he created which are a great testament to his talent and vision.

Franz Marc (February 8, 1880 – March 4, 1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of the German Expressionist movement. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.

Franz Marc was born in 1880 in Munich, then the capital of the Kingdom of Bavaria. His father, Wilhelm, was a professional landscape painter, and his mother Sophie was a strict Calvinist

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