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I've always liked to draw, but I have no experience painting, except non-oil canvass a painting. Recently that I retired, I 'ave started doing abstract painting and  water coloring.

More than one person tell me I paint like Picasso and they want my paintings.  I tell them  I only paint for myself. There may be some similarities that my paintings have with Picasso but I don't paint like the master--not  in a million years.

What I can tell you is I get a rush of ideas coming coming to me faster than I can analyze them.
They tell me I should enroll in an art school.  I consider myself to old to return to school in my sixties.  What's your opinion?

Art is subjective, you never know what a collector will or will not like, it's about doing the work and showing it to as many people as possible. I recently sold one of my own works online. There are now services that will allow you to upload your works, they make the prints and sell them and you get commissions and recognition. You are never too old to paint or draw as success in the arts has nothing to do with age. Art is meant to be shared and enjoyed by ALL. :)


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Dan Twyman


I can answer questions about Salvador Dali. While I cannot do FREE APPRAISALS, I might be able to help you sell your works. I can also help with Chagall, Miro, Picasso and other 20th Century Masters.

Questions about a type of art or medium can be answered with one response in most cases. Technical issues are easier to deal with than specifics about an artist. If you need help finding values or history on an artist, it will probably involve research that can sometimes take hours to complete. If you have more than one image to send, I will give you an alternate email address as this system cannot handle multiple images.


Late 70's early 80's Worked for a printer and learned the art or Lithography. Early to mid 80's Managed a publishing company that produced fine art both living and reproductions of the masters. Mid 80's to 2003 Senior Art Consultant with well known broker of Dali, Picasso, Miro, Chagall,Vargas,Max,Warhol and others. 2004 - 2005 Independent Art Consultant. 2005-2006 Beverly Hills Art Gallery(Living Artists) 2006 - Present Salvador Dali Society. Senior Art Consultant.


Publications Various online art publications.

Studied Art History, Methods of printing, Various Mediums. Studied anatomy, sketch art, Complex shading technique, Acrylic technique. Bloch books(Picasso),Salvador Dali publications(extensive). 30 Years life Experience in the arts as an artist, fine art broker,Gallery Director,art consultant.

Awards and Honors
Over 100 awards. Set records in the Art Brokering business.

Past/Present Clients
Major Film Celebs/U.S. Ambassador/ Fortune 500 Company CEO's and high level employees. Over 300 repeat clients in Fine Art. Beverly Hills local and visiting repeat clients.

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