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

When we’re young, we dream of becoming famous artists, traveling the world and making lots of great art (not to mention lots of. . . read more

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 included enough paid and free websites to get you started if you're looking for good reference photos online.

But, if you're the type of person. . . read more

While there is certainly great value in drawing from life, not all artists have the opportunity to study their subjects in. . . 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 oils and for many years, that was all I did.

Portrait work also seemed like the thing I was meant to do.. . . 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,. . . 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 galleries that are a good fit for your art. Now. . . read more

So many things come in tubes—sunscreen, toothpaste, condiments, moisturizers, and of course, almost every kind of oil and. . . 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




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