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There are so many ways to add texture to your paintings beside paint! In the short demonstration video below, I’ll show you. . . read more

I am a Canadian watercolourist and have been painting landscapes, florals, and buildings with lots of character for over 30. . . read more

Creating movement in your painting sounds great—but what does that actually mean, and how do you do it?

We all know you can't really create movement in your paintings—everything you brush onto your canvas is physically stable and will not move once it's dried. However, with the clever use of some compositional elements, you can at least create the illusion of movement,. . . read more

Muddy colors are an artist’s worst nightmare. What’s worse, it’s oh-so-easy to create muddy color. All it takes. . . read more

If you’re new to hand-lettering, you’ve probably collected a few bullet-tipped markers. As shown in the first photo below,. . . read more

For centuries, artists have told their students and proteges to invest in the best tools possible: the best marble and chisels, the best paper and charcoal, the best supports and paints. It’s such a popular refrain that it’s become cliche—but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true.

The fact of the matter is that you get out of your tools only what you put into them. Yes, you can. . . 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. . . 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 new students sign up. Right?

Wrong. For most of us creative types, the hard work (marketing!) is still ahead.

But before you throw your hands up in despair, let me assure you marketing isn't as difficult as you think. Here are five ways to promote your art. . . 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. . . read more




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