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
A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. –Aldo Leopold, author of A Sand County Almanac
Can you imagine living in a place. . . read more
Film director Robert Wise stated many years ago that his three P’s were “passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this. . . read more
When I was a boy my sister and I spent most of our spare time entering painting competitions. We were both quite successful and. . . read more
There's a little known skill that all current and future successful artists possess. Unfortunately, many artists themselves don’t realize how important this skill is.
It's the ability to fail.
"What’s the big deal about failure?" you might ask. "And why do artists need to become familiar with it—even seek after. . . read more
Sometimes the most innovative ideas are simply a reconfiguration of existing ones. The trick, of course, is finding that magical. . . read more
Can a creative process like painting be streamlined? David Lemyre and David Kassan think so. . . and to prove it, they’ve. . . read more