New Art For Sale on Etsy!

"Liberty's Torch." (c) 2010 by Benjamin Vess, All Rights Reserved.

More info on this piece
 Title: “Liberty’s Torch.”
 Dimensions: 8.5×11″ 
Medium: Pastels on charcoal paper. 
Date created: 2010 Just thought I’d make a post letting everybody know that I’ve already added a few things to my Etsy store and, so far, they’re all pastels/charcoal pieces. I figured in the next few weeks I’ll have most … Continue reading

The Cardinals & Artist Updates

"The Cardinals" (c) 2011 by Benjamin Vess, All Rights Reserved.

More info on this piece 
Title: “The Cardinals.”
 Dimensions: 11×14″
 Medium: Acrylic on linen art board. 
Date created: 2011 Click here to buy this piece. Before this piece, I had done a single cardinal entirely in triangles and that became a gift to my dad. This one, I thought, why not see if there’s a … Continue reading

Sales on Etsy.com

Screenshot of Etsy.com 11/21/2011

When I was told to open up an etsy.com account and start selling my original paintings there, I had my reservations, the truth be told. Before I really get into anything, I tend to research a bit about the company and/or the idea behind it before I get myself into something I really don’t want … Continue reading

EcoArt: Reusing Materials for Art

"A Red Heart" (c) 2011 by Benjamin Vess. All Rights Reserved.

More info on this piece: Title: “A Red Heart” Dimensions: 10×8″ in a 12×12 frame Medium: Mixed media, framed and ready to hang. Date created: 2011 This piece has been sold. One of the things I’ve been inclined to do in the past year or so is to create the canvases out o reused materials … Continue reading

Le First Entry.

Self Portrait (2011)

The reason why I’ve decided to go back to a free blog and, basically, start over again with my art is because the maintenance of the back end of websites can be tedious and I start to tire of it altogether. Hopefully, by removing that aspect, I will be better capable of maintaining a blog … Continue reading