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Motivation and Inspiration for Aspiring and Professional Artists

As artists, we often run into obstacles that hinder our creativity. Maybe it’s just a small worry that sucks some of the. . . read more

I once had a kitchen window with an awful view: Dirt. That was all, just plain ol’ dirt. Nothing even growing in it. The. . . read more

Many artists are trying to find their inspiration, their "muse," their creative influence, or their USP (unique selling point, in marketing terms). No matter what you call it, it will be distinctly different from person to person.

I was brought up in the London suburb of Bexleyheath and I hated it. I wanted the sea and fields and trees and I did not get this in Bexleyheath. Moving to. . . read more

We’re all used to painting on stretched, primed canvas, right? It’s the default surface for painters everywhere. And. . . read more

What is art? That’s the question artist Robert Good and designer Jane Glennie have been asking for years—3 years, to be. . . read more

Current events seem to be on overload: earthquakes, hurricanes, fires and health problems, to name a few.

I’m guessing we’re all feeling a little overwhelmed and maybe somewhat helpless as we read the news—day after day.

After we donate money, express our opinions on Facebook and lament with friends, in private moments we still wonder if it will all be OK someday. We. . . read more

If you’re like me, you’re always seeing great opportunities to sketch and paint. But it isn’t easy to carry. . . read more

Is there ever a right time to give up on a particular artistic medium? And if so, how do you know that time is right now?. . . read more

Have you ever wished it was just a little bit easier to hang your artwork? Framing, matting, measure, hammering. . . it's too much!

Luckily, there's a great little product on IndieGoGo that solves all that: OpenBox.

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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




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