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General Art Advice: Ideas, Inspiration, and Helpful Tips for Artists

One of my favorite parts of being a high school teacher was teaching IB Art, a two year art program. There was a moment every. . . read more

Editor’s note: Recently I caught up with Dianne Panarelli Miller, a Boston-based plein air painter who also happens to do. . . read more

Every week we receive questions from new artists on what it takes to become a successful artist. The truth is, there is nothing easy or quick about it—instead, it is a series of positive traits and habits, done consistently, over time, that will lead you to becoming a successful, professional, artist.

Most successful artists work very hard on all aspects of their craft in order to. . . read more

One of the best ways to improve your craft is by learning how to critique your own work. No one else knows better than you do. . . read more

On your way to becoming a professional artist, you will be frequently hit with these types of questions. Ready? • What’s. . . read more

You’ve finished your latest masterpiece, and you know it's the best one so far this month. Drink in that enjoyment, toast your talents, and taste how sweet it is. You may be able to enjoy that piece yet for a while in your studio. Don’t bid farewell just yet!

After all, whether you sell a work of art or not depends less on how good it is than on a list of totally unrelated. . . read more

The art reception was in a bright airy space. The artwork was well-curated and professionally displayed. I arrived early enough. . . read more

Some time ago, I wrote a series of articles sharing how to find a gallery for your art and how to present your artwork to a. . . read more

Let me guess. . . you've just finished your Big Project, one that took weeks of labor to complete, setting a new standard for yourself both professionally and personally. You put time, effort, and passion into it, and while it was underway, you didn't think about anything else. For weeks, your focus has been The Big Project.

Now it’s finished. Congratulations!

Suddenly you. . . read more

Commission work: it’s probably what most non-artists—and possibly a lot of artists, too—envision when they think of. . . read more

In the first article of this series, I discussed how everything you do in your studio is about you and making your art—but. . . read more




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