Imagine making it to the top of the heap in your chosen profession. Think about all of the blood, sweat and tears that went into that arduous climb to the peak. Ponder all of the setbacks that you experienced as you struggled to learn from your mistakes and improve your craft. Now contemplate what it would have been like to have trained as a painter at Yale, but become an author who went on to write a book that sold over 160,000 hardcover copies (The Martini). From there you went on to other literary successes, but at some point decided you wanted a bigger challenge. You wanted to paint again. Welcome to the world of Barnaby Conrad III.