Gail Ingis Artist Blog Feed

  • Why people steal anything, in this case it’s art
    This post is applicable to us all. I get these letters frequently, and from time to time love to share with their permission, which is ongoing. The Letters: Vol. 1 and 2, narrated by Dave Genn, are now available for download on Amazon, here. Proceeds of sales contribute to the production of The Painter’s Keys. Dear Reader, A few years ago a thief looked in a ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2018-09-06By gailingis
  • Getting Things Write
    For the writers out there you know the saying that “good writing is all about rewriting.” I’m currently on my tenth draft of my next book. This one’s not a big rewrite – just fine tuning the romantic bits and bobs. So much fun. But writers also know that in between the rewrites you need to regenerate your imagination. I like to play my guitar—I’m ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2018-08-30By gailingis
  • Even Michelangelo Needs Advice
    Reprinted with permission from: http://painterskeys.com Dear Artist, The following is part of a letter from an artist to an architect friend: “I asked him for some of the money I need to continue my work. He told me to come around on Monday. I went on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and there was no money. On Friday someone else came to the door and ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2018-08-23By gailingis
  • Cool advice for hot burns
    I usually write about art and books and the craft of writing but I have something far more pressing at hand. And speaking of hands, I burned mine. This week was burn week, and that’s not a holiday. Yup. It happened and I couldn’t type very well for a couple of days. Burning yourself when baking or cooking is usually not part of the recipe, but ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2018-08-16By gailingis
  • What is a Point of View?
    If you’re a writer of fiction, you’re familiar with these three letters, POV. My character’s point of view often eludes me. I make the silliest and most obvious POV mistakes, but my editor is swift to point them out. Trust me. I’m  biting my nails just thinking about POV.  POV can jump from character to character, called “head-hopping.” Enough to confuse the best reader. Some ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2018-08-09By gailingis
  • You’re invited to my art show
    Art has always been a big part of my life. Guess what? I’m having an art show and you’re invited. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, 10 am-5 pm. (rain date Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018). At my house. And the Sangria is on me. If you’re interested in attending and you’re in the area (Fairfield, Connecticut) you can email me directly at gail@gailingis.com. Join me for my ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2018-07-26By gailingis
  • My long lost roller skates
    I loved roller skating when I was a girl. I had a pair of white leather roller skates with long white laces and wooden wheels. I don’t know what happened to all my Brooklyn buddies that I used to skate with, wouldn’t I love to meet up with them again. One name stands out though, Gloria. I’ll never forget her. Gloria did not love me ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2018-07-05By gailingis

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