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Motivation and Inspiration for Aspiring and Professional Artists

Life is hard. . . art can be hard. And making a living with art? Well, that can feel impossible. I know; I’ve been there. A. . . read more

Have you ever felt discouraged about asking for things? Maybe you sometimes feel that you’re going to be rejected anyway. . .. . . read more

Starting something is easy.

Finishing? Not so much.

It’s difficult enough to finish things when they go relatively swiftly, but it's infinitely harder when you're working on something that takes as long to complete as. . . well, as a colored pencil drawing! (Yes, I speak from experience.)

Maybe you're stuck in the same boat. After all, creating art isn't usually a. . . read more

Artists, compared to the general population, are known to have unique traits. One of these is curiosity. If you find that. . . read more

You ever notice how the best products for artists are almost always made by other artists? How many times have you needed. . . read more

"Human rights and the widespread denial of human rights is the most important subject in the world. At our peril, we close our eyes to human rights abuses."-David Fleming, President, International Federation of Human Rights Museums.

We live in. . . read more

At one point or another, I think everyone feels like their time is being stretched. Work, family, random events you can’t get. . . read more

“Culture and the arts are essential means by which all people explain their experience, shape their identity and imagine the. . . read more

How often are aspiring artists told that they will neither find a job nor be talented enough to make art a career? And yet art surrounds us through product design, architecture, advertising, home décor, clothing, digital media, and so much more!

Aspiring artists simply need the proper encouragement and education to find their appropriate career path, beginning with . . . read more

For most creative people, creative stillness is the worst possible fate. Whether you call it artist’s block, stagnation, or. . . read more

In a 2002 report by the Arts Education Partnership it was shown that children exposed to the arts, such as drama, music and. . . read more




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