Tag Archive: fine art


My website has been reborn from the rubble. It was sold as part of a group by the original hosting company. A very nasty bit of business. I was not informed nor asked and suddenly the child of my creative energy was on a server owned by someone who I didn’t know. My e-mails and calls went unanswered for days, weeks. I decided to go with a larger hosting company and set up the transfer, paying them for a year and for the transfer of data base and files. Then……they told me they only host Linux, not Windows based sites!? WTF?

After wrangling with them for a week or so they refunded my money. So I went to a large international hosting company who shall remain nameless to protect the incompetent.

They said “sure we can do all that…transfer and host and SEO….whatever you need. OK lets go for it. Two months later my site is still not functioning and half of the images and text is possibly vanished into the ether >>>>>

Eventually I had to go to the original designer and after much more back and forth he got the passwords and fixed the site. It was a simple thing after all and only took him a half hour. Something to do with the flash galleries and the links between them and individual paintings…!
I have been feeling so worn down by the whole process of calling and calling the inept and incompetent tech people that work for this company. I had almost given up at one point. However perseverance prevailed and I now have a site and can start to refer clients and potential customers here in the Vancouver BC area. Being back here after an absence of 17 years is absolutely wondrous. I hope to receive some inspiration from the great natural beauty and positive energy here. Painting will flow.

Please visit my new/ old site via the link on the right Art by Inglis. Savor the journey!

Albayde Original

Here is the original face detail from the painting “Albayde” by Alexandre Cabanel. You can see the subtle changes in the nose, lips and eyes which I re-created in my own tribute version (previous post). My next post will feature a full version of the new painting. Stay tuned. Thanks for your interest in my work. Please visit my website, linked at the right.

Albayde by Cabanel