Monday, August 31, 2009

launch of artistically speaking... has been created to be the leading online resource of contemporary decorative art and artisans. The mission of is simple:

giving voice to a new generation of decorative artisans

How will we meet our mission and give voice to the to this new generation of decorative artisans? It begins here...with Artistically Speaking Blog...updated 5 times each week with the latest news, commentary and information and continues with:

Artistically Speaking Magazine (premiere issue November 2009)

Artistically Speaking Radio is the 'literal' voice of the creative decorative artisan hosted by creative entrepreneur and visionary Rebecca E. Parsons. The show is a blend of lively conversation, cutting edge creative ideas and encouraging support with healthy doses of inspiration. It is an opportunity to speak with and hear the creative journeys of other artists, craftsmen and creative souls who are doing what they love and designing a lifestyle business that embraces their vision, goals and dreams. Each episode includes: artisan interview, business tips, product reviews, creative living ideas and much more. Listen and be inspired to live a creative life!

Coming in November…Artistically Speaking Magazine

Artistically Speaking Magazine is the visual voice of a new generation of decorative artisans. Edited by serial creative entrepreneur and visionary artisan Rebecca E. Parsons, this magazine is designed to be the leading contemporary decorative art and creative lifestyle magazine with feature articles, creative lifestyle interviews, art news, product reviews, columns written by a network of correspondents, special offers, editors' picks, and even your art horoscope. It will also provide the latest project ideas and decorative art projects by the world’s leading decorative artisans with interactive art, faux finishing, mural and plastering tutorials, green eco-art techniques, tips to nurture our inner artist and embrace our creative spirit and answers to your professional practice and business questions. It's all about living a creative life!

Artistically Speaking Community is your voice as a member of the new generation of decorative artisans. It is the place to meet and exchange ideas and inspiration with like-minded creative entrepreneurs. It will have a non-competitive mastermind format of sharing for the common health and continuation of the decorative painting industry and related artforms.

Publishers: AS Publishing House
Editor-in-Chief/Creative Director: Rebecca E. Parsons
WebMaster/Creative Director: Linda Cassels-Hofmann

Future plans include Artistically Speaking TV, Reader Portfolios and Galleries, exhibition opportunities, Artistically Speaking Boutique, and the Internet’s most comprehensive decorative art resource database.