Challenge of Blogging – Part 4 Your Audience

The Challenge of Blogging – Who is your audience? The power of social media is the ability to create that special relationship with people who love and support your art. This relationship is what separates you from the hundreds of other artists. This is not a competitive thing, it’s about your art being able speakContinue reading “Challenge of Blogging – Part 4 Your Audience”

The Challenge of Blogging – Part Two

This week: What’s your goal? Speaking as an artist, you will be either selling your artwork or promoting your brand. Your choice will become a filter for what material is posted and how. If you use your blog to sell your artwork then you are setting the bar fairly high with regards to content. BasedContinue reading “The Challenge of Blogging – Part Two”

Challenges of Blogging – HamOnt Urban Landscape Artist Chris Erskine

Challenges of a blogging My video post on video blogging really struck a chord with people. Clearly this is an interest to many of you. So, let’s explore the challenges of blogging over the next several weeks. Blogging or video blogging holds the promise of building an audience for your particular interest. Yesterday, the NewContinue reading “Challenges of Blogging – HamOnt Urban Landscape Artist Chris Erskine”

Art Post No.5 – Studio Clean-Up

The summer has been very busy and the result is one very messy studio.  Before I can start on my winter season of art projects, the studio must be cleaned, no matter how much I hatre cleaning. Chris Erskine @erskinec

Soundscape Art

Once again, I am trying to do soundscape art. I haven’t had the best results with the Zoom H4n. As one blogger noted, the field recorder is a $300 system and the microphones as components are likely worth no more than $100. As a result, I have purchased a pair of Rode M5 small diaphragmContinue reading “Soundscape Art”

Hamilton Artist Update 18: Heritage Permit Review Subcommittee

Sorry for the long delay, but was sick for the past few days. The issue facing the Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) is whether they are going to step up to the plate and protect designated heritage buildings that speak to a time when Ancaster was known for its mineral waters. Despite the significant decay ofContinue reading “Hamilton Artist Update 18: Heritage Permit Review Subcommittee”

Monday’s Artist Update for April 14, 2014

A weekly review of art related activities by artist Chris Erskine. This week: 1.)           Will Cuts Impact CBC Hamilton? 2.)           Are We There Yet? – Backpack Journalism 3.)           So, what is this Blog All About? 4.)           Hamilton’s 24 Hour Film Festival Returns   Will Cuts Impact CBC Hamilton? Commentary – On Thursday, CBC announced 657Continue reading “Monday’s Artist Update for April 14, 2014”

Monday’s Update for April 7, 2014

A weekly update of art related activities with a focus on Hamilton, Ontario; by artist Chris Erskine. Updates are posted every Monday.  Topics for this week: 1.)        Mastering Time 2.)        We Are Not Alone 3.)        Heritage List Goes to Council 4.)        Durand Letter Goes to Council 5.)        Printing Architecture 6.)        Kirk CobainContinue reading “Monday’s Update for April 7, 2014”

Monday’s Update for March 17th, 2014

A weekly review of art related activities. This week: 1.) Installing Magic Lantern on my Canon 600d DSLR 2.) Failure to complete my film project on the history of the Irish community of Cork-Town, located in Hamilton (Ont). Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Cork-Town is known for being the historical heart of the Hamilton’s Irish community,Continue reading “Monday’s Update for March 17th, 2014”

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