Five common sense books that can help us with our artistic adventure and building wealth.


As a University of Cincinnati instructor, and National Workshop Tour on Painting Instruction, Daryl Urig honed his skills as an accomplished instructor. He has an easy-to-understand perspective on many subjects that are shown in the books below.


Landscape painting in your own back yard

The titled book, Plein Air Painting for Everyonecould be called Landscape Panting in Your Own Back Yard. The book starts you painting in this familiar area next to your house. Before venturing out to unknown areas, start in a place familiar to you. This book has practical advice on how to set up your easel, paint brushes, paint color choices, canvases and carrying case so you are ready to paint.
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painting knife explained, pallet knife paintingPainting Knives Explained, is a simple to read with vivid instructions. It is the book I wished I had as a young painter. I published this book to help artists who want to understand painting with a painting knife. Sometimes called a palette knife. Well-Illustrated and explained tips from a master painting knife instructor, based on years of study.
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tips for the contemporary painter, the artist codeTips for the Contemporary Painter, could have better been called The Artist Code since it debunks many miss teachings that can hinder the artist/painters' personal growth. This is a talk between you and I. It is personal talk that gives you a life-time of information on how an artist may view things. With any information given, if it works keep it, if not discard it. The broad topics discussed should answer most of your many questions and open you up to ideas you may have not even considered. It is the basic book all artist must read. Click to Learn More

why am i broke, investment insights for children and adultsWhy Am I Broke?May be a funny title for a book, but many of Americans are broke and living paycheck to paycheck. As a financial advisor for many years, I learned many practical common-sense steps that we should all be taking. We were never taught these basic concepts. Why were we not taught this in school? You may be wondering why and so am I. This Illustrated book will help young children and adults better understand how a little invested at a younger age may be worth an unimaginable amount in later years. Click to Learn More


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DJ Urig

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