WHAT’S A LOSSY FILE?

If you post on social media, create and post images on your website, or use images for your portfolio – or any type of stationery or promotional materials – both online and off – you need to know this stuff! •  Do you know the difference between .jpg, .tif, .png, … Continue reading

JOURNEY MASTER Painting

When I lived in Gore NZ as Artist-in-Residence, I was 3000 miles from home, alone, with almost no money – yet somehow I was able to get by and even have lots of fun, in spite of the several emotional whammos I went through. I kept having these dreams of … Continue reading

Cheat Sheet: What Art Buyers Can Say to Artists to Make them Feel Really, Really Great!

Recently I posted a couple of images of memes saying “What Not to Say to an Artist” and “What Not to Say to Photographers.” I also inluded a Cheat Sheet of nice things artists wish you would say to us. Find and download it all HERE. Today, I’m posting a … Continue reading

Cheat Sheet for Art Show Goers: What Artists Wish You Would Say to Them

A while ago, there were 2 memes circulating about what not to say to an artist: I’ve asked artists all over the place to suggest what they’d like to hear (THANKS so much to all the artists who gave me their wonderful input!). This is part one – feel free … Continue reading

Awesome Birdy x 10 Exhibition Results

This last week, just for fun, and to see how many people I could reach, I offered a free online virtual art show (HERE). I created the show, and included a free downloadable print as a thank-you gift for coming to see the show. THE PLAN My plan was 4-fold: … Continue reading

I Won the Cover Competiton for Women’s Art Magazine 278! Woohoo!

Here’s the letter I got announcing the new March 2014 issue: “Women in Art 278 is pleased to unveil the March Issue! Congratulations to our cover artist Angela Treat Lyon of America whose art beautifully conveys our Water Theme –  Access to Clean Water, an issue that affects every being … Continue reading

New Painting! The Cliff

The Cliff Acrylics on canvas, 12″ x 12″ I’ve been keeping track of how our weather has changed our beaches here in Hawaii. This cliff never used to exist. Over the past few years, Kailua beach has lost yards and yards of sand, exposing the roots of the ironwood trees, … Continue reading

Sage Magazine Features Angela Treat Lyon Painting in 2-Page Spread!

My painting, Learning to Love Myself, has been paired with the just-right accompanying article by Leo Drioli in a 2-page spread in Sage Magazine this month! How cool is that? You can see the whole online alternative magazine HERE. It’s got wonderful articles and other artwork all through it. Thanks … Continue reading

Simple Way to Use Pinterest for Your Art (or Other Images) to Promote Your Work

Sometimes I’m a little slow to take action on things I know that work. For a few years now, I’ve seen articles, posts, tele-classes and workshops on how to use social media to promote your work – whatever it is. But I’ve always been so busy trying to just DO … Continue reading