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

When artists ask me how to market their art, the real question is often, “What do I have to do to get people to buy my art?”. . . read more

Last week, I shared a few of my favorite reference photo resources for artists. While that list is nowhere near extensive, I. . . read more

While there is certainly great value in drawing from life, not all artists have the opportunity to study their subjects in person. In those cases, photographs can play a vital role in the creation process.

“But,” you might say, “I stink at taking pictures. What should I do?”

My guess is that all of the images you'll ever need are available via the internet. But be. . . read more

With so many different ways to sell art online, many artists are in the process of transitioning from hobby or casual artists to. . . read more

I’ve been an oil painter for years. Oil painting is the medium on which I cut my artistic teeth. My first paintings were. . . read more

Now that you've decided gallery representation is for you and have found a few galleries that are a good fit for your art, the serious work begins. It's time to present your work. . . read more

How’s winter in your world, fellow artists? This is often a slower time of year and a good time to inspect supplies—think. . . read more

So you’ve determined you’d like to have gallery representation and you’ve looked around and found some. . . read more

So many things come in tubes—sunscreen, toothpaste, condiments, moisturizers, and of course, almost every kind of oil and acrylic paint. The problem? It's a pain to get everything OUT of the tube.

In fact, most of the time with artist paint tubes (typically made of metal) you can't!

That's where this next Kickstarter project comes in. . . . . . read more

You’ve pondered the pros and cons of going with gallery representation and considered all your options—now you’re ready. . . read more

We all wish we had more time to paint, draw, sculpt, or whatever we do. At the very least, we often wish we could make better use. . . read more




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