The last decade or so has brought a lot of changes to calligraphy. Some interesting things are happening. Writing tools have been. . . read more
Welcome back to “The ABC’s of Art Marketing”—an alphabet guide to marketing your art, from A to Z. In today’s article,. . . read more
If you’re a portrait artist by trade, you can expect to be asked to do a posthumous portrait at some point in your career. Given that inevitability, you may want to make the decision now: will you accept such a commission?
There's no right or wrong answer. But it's worth thinking about ahead of time, before you have a potential client waiting for an answer.
My experience has. . . read more
My Northern California studio is 22′ x 12′ with 4 windows that invite the outdoors in. Since 1995, I’ve created. . . read more
Life is hard. . . art can be hard. And making a living with art? Well, that can feel impossible. I know; I’ve been there. A. . . read more
In today's era of digital art and social media, there's a growing business model that has become increasingly popular with artists—making wearable art.
In fact, entire companies now exist simply to work with artists to provide unique fashion products for. . . read more
Art auctions held by non-profits are a win-win for everyone involved. These types of events are great because they promote the. . . read more
Last week, I shared a few ways to make sure you’re buying high-quality colored pencils. Since that article was geared. . . read more
With websites such as Pinterest, Etsy and DeviantArt, the Internet provides boundless. . . read more
Have you ever felt discouraged about asking for things? Maybe you sometimes feel that you’re going to be rejected anyway. . .. . . read more
Colored pencils are expensive. . . there’s no getting around it. And the higher quality pencils you buy, the more. . . read more