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For centuries, artists have told their students and proteges to invest in the best tools possible: the best marble and chisels,. . . read more

I’ve been doing a lot of colored pencil work on sanded pastel paper the last few weeks. Among the lessons I’ve learned is. . . read more

Most of us WANT to have online sales of our art, even if we don't particularly like managing a website or spending time away from our easels.

After all, an online presence gives us access to a global market. We can reach potential collectors even while doing other things, and that means a chance to generate extra income beyond brick-and-mortar galleries and local art. . . read more

So you’ve published a brand new email art class. The hard work is done! Now you can sit back and watch the bucks roll in as. . . read more

So you’ve decided to generate some additional income by selling your own art course by email. Good for you! You’ve. . . read more

Welcome to the second installment of my series on setting up and promoting your own email art class. Didn't read the first article? Take a moment to find why you might want to do an email art class and how to find ideas for your class.

OK, ready for Part 2? Let's get. . . read more

Every artist I know is looking for ways to increase their income. Often that means teaching art. Or finding new ways to teach. . . read more

Warm up exercises for drawing are shown in the photo above. On the left and center sheets, explore your pencils’ value range. . . read more

Let’s see what happens when paper and tea meet up—intentionally.

Recently I took a variety of black, green, and herb teas and applied them to watercolor paper and heavy-weight mixed media paper.

The photo above shows the dyed papers. . . read more

In recent years, there’s been a huge surge in the popularity of watercolour illustration, particularly relating to food.. . . read more

You’ve worked on a complicated, vignette-style drawing for hours. You’re almost finished when you notice a stray mark on the. . . read more




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