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Motivation and Inspiration for Aspiring and Professional Artists

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. . . read more

If you're like me, you're always seeing great opportunities to sketch and paint. But it isn't easy to carry lots of brushes, pencils, or other studio equipment. . . and much too often, those opportunities fall by the wayside.

Luckily, two artists from the UK have launched a Kickstarter project that is the perfect solution to our problem. It's called . . . 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. . . read more

Award-winning portrait artist, Timothy Chambers, has just released a new book. . . a coloring book for adults called Seeing Beautiful Through the Journey of Life. He'd probably be the first to admit he never expected to write and publish a coloring book. But then again, his journey hasn't ever been a typical one.

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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. . . read more

NOTE: Today's article isn’t about the technical transaction of selling. It’s not about how to sell your artwork, either. Instead, it’s about transferring ownership of your artwork, or letting go of your art so someone else can enjoy it.

Have you ever had a favorite song, only to find out it was written to mean something entirely different from the way you understood. . . 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. . . read more




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