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Wine Paintings

Amy Bernays | Posted 09.24.2012 | Arts
Amy Bernays

View image The Date I remember a drunken date in my 20s. He was handsome and glamorous. I don't think he thought the same. View image Drea's Bir...

First Lines

Amy Bernays | Posted 03.18.2012 | Arts
Amy Bernays

I wanted something about the viewer and viewed: knowledge and innocence, old and young, knowing and not knowing. This is all complex lines and fine...

Self-Plagiarism?

Amy Bernays | Posted 03.07.2012 | Arts
Amy Bernays

The Bridges of Glendale, 36x48x2, 2010 I painted this. Then I sold it, which is great. But I missed it. I liked it as an object to hang in ...

Our Ambassadors to the Future

Amy Bernays | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts
Amy Bernays

It is the role of artists to show us beauty in our own age. Artists make our world of cities and offices, our morning traffic jams and nightlife; our familiar grind; and show us how to see it as beautiful and worthy.

Gardening Leave

Amy Bernays | Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts
Amy Bernays

So after the great escapades at the studio, I have been on gardening leave. The flutter of morning doves and wild flower blossoms seemed just the medi...

New Technique

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Amy Bernays

So I have to admit, it is hard. Before, I wrote about going into the studio with my little baby and continuing my practice as usual. The truth is th...

Been Counting

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Amy Bernays

Sorry, I have been counting. The hard financial reality is that I have to make money. So now that the business of making money and selling houses is...

The Painting Pen: Two Sides of the Studio, the Commissioned Work and the Spectrum Painting

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amy Bernays

I like painting commissions. Sure, it's of a dog. Not exactly high art, but the finished piece will be loved. I am released from the constant art sc...

The Post Office: The Logistics of Selling Pictures

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amy Bernays

I seem to spend a lot of my time wrapping up paintings and getting shipping quotes. I went to the post office and listened to a nice man cooing to his sweetheart loudly on his cell phone.

Unfinished Self

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Amy Bernays

I want my self portrait to be done while I am pregnant. My current body shape may be a transitory state; I look like I swallowed a watermelon; but it is a fitting one for this project.

A Day in My Life: Artist Amy Bernays Takes Us Through a Typical Day in the Life of an Artist Living in Sunny Los Angeles

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amy Bernays

Strippers are much prettier than your average life-drawing model. But drawing in a strip club is like playing a hard computer game. It's dark, they move really fast, and sometimes they are upside-down.

When Hackers Took My Video Viral

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

On tiny homes, happiness, Freud's nephew, the 'Story of Stuff,' and why massive change will only come about when people realize their lives are better for making a change.