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Motivation and Inspiration for Aspiring and Professional Artists

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. . . read more

We're all used to painting on stretched, primed canvas, right? It's the default surface for painters everywhere. And yet, before I share a few of the more bizarre surfaces that some (rather famous) artists have used, let's put things into a bit of context:

Canvas was not the standard go-to choice all the time.

In fact, many classical masters used surfaces that are, if. . . 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. . . 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




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