Majestic Live Oak Tree in Conway, SC

Spanish Moss

Nothing is quite as indicative of the US Southern landscape as the sight of Spanish moss draped trees, especially the majestic live oaks. Even a relatively young tree can take on the look of antiquity when softened by lovely gray-green moss hanging from each branch. Spanish moss is not actually…

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Polar Bear Portrait pastel art by MM Anderson

The Vital Importance of Environmental Stewardship

It would not come as a surprise to anyone who has viewed my artwork that I have an affinity for subjects from the natural world. I love to portray both plants and animals in my drawings and pastel work. As a believer in God, I also believe that we humans…

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Message History and Performance

Message With History And Performance

In this article I look at how a message with history combined with a powerful musical performance really packs a punch. This is the fourth in a short series of articles on aspects of music. Message With History And Performance My previous articles in this series have built up a…

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I Want To Be Found But Do Not Want To Do Anything To Help

Oh!  Do not get me started on people contacting me with questions about marketing and then, when I answer them, they say, ‘Oh!  I did not realise it was such hard work’ It is not hard work.  Actually most of it is moderately easy.  It is, however, time consuming. (perhaps…

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Raw Power Of A Live Performance

The Raw Power Of A Live Performance

In the third of a series of articles on aspects of music, I look at the raw power of a live performance. Previous articles have looked at messages within music and combining old with new music genres. The Raw Power Of A Live Performance When I was young and lived…

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Pixels / Fine Art America adding widgets showing category first

With a premium membership on Pixels / Fine Art America you may add a shopping cart widget to your own site. However it is only Images first and often people prefer to show a category, or product type first Here is how I got around that to show my framed…

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combining old with new

Combining Old With New In Electro Swing

In the second of my short series of articles on aspects of music, I look at combining old with new music in Electro Swing. In my first article in the series, I looked at the deep messages underlying the music of Hozier. However, the aim of Electro Swing is to…

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