So it’s a new year and perhaps you’ve wanted to make a crazy resolution to be more creative in 2019. So go for it! But how can you paint and be creative without an easel? Well, here’s an easy enough solution for you: I’m now making heavy duty, durable wooden easels!Continue reading
Painted Photo Ops are now available for your next big event! Make your next kids party, corporate event, wedding, or big party an extra special affair!Continue reading
Looking for some heavy duty, durable painting stretchers to paint your next masterpiece? Tired of overpaying for canvases of questionable quality from your local art store? Hate waiting to buy extra cheap canvases from Hobby Lobby to get back to studio and be resigned to painting on cheap canvas that has all the properties of slick window shades? Well, here’s your chance to step up to the plate and invest in your career!Continue reading
There’s nothing like moving to slow down your momentum…Continue reading
“So you’re making money!?” is one of the common responses artists get when they tell people that they’re really busy. In truth, being really busy means they’re actually creating the potential to make money.Continue reading
The TWA Museum in Kansas City is a dusty little jewel that fits right in with the amazing lineup of museums in this fair city. My brother, science teacher and aviation enthusiast, wanted to check this museum out on a recent visit. I was apprehensive about going, as my interest in planes is on the same level as my absolute lack of interest in cars, and fretted when researching the museum, when google told me the average visitor spends three hours there.Continue reading
July, 2018 – The Union Station Dinosaurs show is open and in full effect! Our little T-Rex friend is a willing participant in countless selfies outside Union Station, and inside, the show is unbelievable! Or so I’ve heard…Continue reading
An open studio will be held on Saturday, July 28th from 11-5 in the River Market neighborhood. This is an opportunity for art lovers in Kansas City to get to know the work of Michael Schliefke.
June, 2018 – As I’m trying to find the balance between new oil paintings and writing in studio, things are starting to hit exciting points in both areas! This summer has been laying the groundwork for the next 6-24 months of work for me. Sometimes in studio, things take turns you don’t expect.