Superbowl Painting Advertisement  —  My 5 Best Paintings of 2018

Each Week I choose a best painting of the week. These are the picks for the last 5 weeks. The Superbowl is such a great event for advertisers that I am hoping to take advantage of possible searches. Superbowl Artwork by Digital Painter Joel Bowers of RisingRims.com Kaleidoscope prints 23″x15″ or smaller on any medium “Meteoric”…

Adding Purpose To My Paintings

I generally start my paintings without a clear idea of what they will look like when completed. Then like a set of multiple choice questions, I vary the look by addition or subtraction of different sets of multiple choices. I continually modify the project until the outcome starts to please me in some way. The…

Creating A Digital Art Series — Multiple Paintings A Day

My Secret To High Productivity Persisting Pain These are two of the paintings I am posting today. I am posting about 4 new paintings per day this week but creating several more each to keep up a posting schedule while on vacation next week. My secret to creating lots of paintings per day is to…

Powerful

Helpful thoughts to lift your own spirits. You are a powerful influence on others. “You become most powerful in whatever you do if the action is performed for its own sake rather than as a means to protect, enhance, or conform to your role identity.” ― Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s…

Happy Valentine Offering

Some Recent Rising Rims Paintings for your enjoyment. Ten Thousand Things 31 x 40 inches or smaller, Fence Hole Visions 31 x 40 inches or smaller Heaven Insight 21 x 37 inches or smaller, Departure of Depression 24 x 30 inches or smaller Double Puzzle 26 x 40 inches or smaller, Towering Free Valentine 17 x 21…

February 7 Paintings Review

The above all have a common element. Most of my paintings are combinations of multiple layers. Each was a draft painting on it’s own, but not judged interesting enough to stand on it’s own. I combine drafts into composite paintings using different blending techniques and different layer ordering and some other tricks to create thes…

Purples, Blues and Reds Overdone?

The paintings I am posting today are heavy into saturated Reds, Blues, and Purples. I like the compositions but hate to have too much of the look alike pieces showing all at once. I thrive on variety. I would love to find a piece of software that can analyze a digital painting and categorize it…

Subscription Art Images Solves the Blank Wall Low Budget Problem

  Announcing the opening of my Best of January online Gallery Show. Each month I select what I think are the best images of the month. This month I chose 39 paintings (about 17%) to highlight. As you noted from the previous post, viewers and I do not agree on what constitutes my best paintings….

Viewer’s Choice Paintings

Artist Choice vs Viewers Choice I create a gallery of my favorite paintings at the end of each month showing my favorites for the month. The odd thing is that you all have different preferrences than I do. And no ten of you will probably agree on which amoung 10 paintins is your favorite. Today…

Why It Is Hard For Me To Gain Followers

Most other artists that I follow have a recognizable style. People find something they like and can expect to like the following posts of the same artist. While I make a conscious effort at this stage of my art exploration to keep changing the types of things that I present. With my work, you may…

Saturday Matinee Slide Show

While none of these might stand the test of being observed and studied closely, I find them quite pleasurable to look at for a short moment in a slide show. 4229 Loving 4230 String Bass 4231 Diamonds in the Rough 4232 Pallet Plaything 4233 Matrix Overbearing 4234 Dogs World [4229 Loving] the purple and blue…