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 opportunities for artists and designers to. . . read more
Colored pencils are expensive. . . there's no getting around it. And the higher quality pencils you buy, the more you'll spend on them.
So it makes sense that if you're dropping three dollars or more on each pencil, you want to get the most for your money!
I've already written about . . . read more
After publishing my 20-minute daily painting challenge a few weeks back, I was asked how I was able to paint for just 5 or 10. . . read more
Let’s face it. Most artists can’t afford to be full-time artists. They love to create and they even sell their work, but. . . read more
One of the biggest reasons artists compete in art competitions to gain recognition for their art. And, while some competitions allow everyone to enter, the majority of them include a panel of judges who review all of the submissions and choose which artwork will be shown.
If you can impress the judges with your art, you're in. If you can't. . . you're out. So it's not a bad idea to. . . read more
There are a lot of good reasons for going to school to learn art. . . however, everybody else is doing it is NOT one of them. I. . . read more
Many artists are so focused on obtaining gallery representation that they overlook other potentially more profitable, and (dare I. . . read more
Headlines often pop up in the news about yet another link between mental illness and creative people. But why do we hear about so many artists who suffer from mental illnesses such as depression? Are creative people simply more prone to mental illness than the general population, or is something deeper at work?
In his book . . . read more
It’s possible to make money painting portraits for clients, but it isn’t easy. Nor is it a get-rich-quick proposition.. . . read more
There’s an ongoing debate about whether artists should participate with charities by donating artwork. Non-artists are familiar. . . read more