Courage & Encouragement

by Bob Bahr It’s not quite a self-help book, not quite a memoir, not quite a how-to. Instead, Arise, Go Forth, Create: Build Your Art Business Without Losing Your Soul reads like a conversation over coffee (and/or possibly whiskey) with your favorite aunts about...

DEMONSTRATION: “Bugling Blues,” by Crystal Beshara

Crystal Beshara was one of the featured instructors at the 2019 SKB Artist Rendezvous & Workshop last Fall, and during the Quick Finish event, we surreptitiously photographed her progress and later asked her to fill out our notes on her painting process. The...

The Comfort Zone Riddle: Another Way SKB Is Unique

by Bob Bahr The Colorado artist was set up on Wagon Box Ranch, down the hill from the barns, with a twisting view by the curve in Warm Springs Creek, a few miles west of Dubois, Wyoming. He was an accomplished sculptor, house builder, and draftsman, but on that day,...

How to Draw a Winged Lion

by Bob Bahr “The difference between a manticore and a lion is that the manticore has wings.” So goes a conversation with Monte Moore, a newcomer to SKB with deep roots to SKB instructors. Moore specializes in “comics, gaming, pin-up and entertainment...