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Motivation and Inspiration for Aspiring and Professional Artists

Award-winning portrait artist, Timothy Chambers, has just released a new book. . . a coloring book for adults called Seeing. . . read more

You want to be happy, no matter what life sends your way? The first thing you need to understand is that happiness is a choice.. . . read more

Most people would agree that working as an artist is quite different from working in an office or going to a full-time job.

As an artist, you are consistently pushed to keep producing work, to act as your own marketing department and to continue feeling the creative flow every day. If you can't keep up and continue making creative pieces, your career suffers—maybe forcing you to. . . read more

NOTE: Today’s article isn’t about the technical transaction of selling. It’s not about how to sell your artwork,. . . read more

Making art can be a struggle—and for many artists, the idea of “quitting” always lurks in the background. Now, when. . . read more

This is what I know: art is power

I just celebrated a decade birthday. I'm gathering up my blessings, taking stock. Have I stayed true to myself? Have I done good? Where have I fallen short? Where should I stay the course?

Pastel study. . . read more

There IS a formula to improve your art skills. Are you using it? When people tell me they are bad at art, what they really mean. . . read more

Psychologists tell us that there are 2 main motivators in life—the fear of loss and the wish for gain. Depending on your. . . read more

Over the years I've shared many different step-by-step tutorials, both here at EE and at my own blog. They range in subject from how to blend colored pencils, to a full-on series describing how to paint with. . . read more

As so many cities are experiencing right now, my own city of Charleston, South Carolina is under immense development—and one of. . . read more

Do you see your unfinished artwork as something with unlimited potential? You should! Because that’s what it is. Remember,. . . read more




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