Simple Mornings and Daylilies

“I paint flowers so they will not die. I hope the leaving is joyful; and I hope never to return. Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly? I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. I never paint dreams or […]

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A May Photo Shoot…In June!

Written By Rohn Strong This last weekend was all about photos. I think I mentioned last week that I had a photo shoot scheduled for the weekend with a new model. While that didn’t pan out (the model ended up calling out sick) I still decided I could take advantage of the day and let […]

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The Artful…Pinecone?

Written by Rohn Strong Y’all know I talk a lot about Botanical Illustration and if you follow me on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter…you get even more of it! As I delve more deeply into flexing my artistic muscle my fascination grows. Last week I began working on what’s often called a value study. Now, a value […]

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5 Tips to be a Successful Creativepreneur

I get asked all the time: “Rohn, what are your biggest tips for being a creative entrepreneur?” The truth is, there is no equation to success. However, I do think there are some general tips that we can follow to make sure that we reach the goals we are striving for. Without further ado…here are […]

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How to Gather Inspiration like a Pro

If you ask 10 different artists where they find inspiration you’ll likely receive 10 different answers. As an artists, I’ve struggled with inspiration and where to find it for many years. When I designed, the idea was there and often it seemed planted in my brain. There was just an overwhelming urge to make that thing. […]

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