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Non-traditional Art Tutorials: Mixed-Media, Found Objects, Etc.

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

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

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

That's what happened to me. . . For most of my career, my focus was on portrait work. Equine portraits in particular. But over the last couple of years, my focus. . . 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. . . read more

Recently I decided to make some fun labels for my art supply chest that holds tools, markers, and media. I visualized them in. . . read more

Some of you may recall my tutorial on brush illustration for beginners last year. That technique, using a brush marker with pressure and release, is how all my brush-lettering students begin. Most of them enjoy brush illustration so much that they think of other things to. . . read more

Welcome back for part 2 of a series on how stamps can embellish hand-lettered projects. (For more stamping information, refer to. . . read more

As a calligrapher, I’m often looking for easy ways to accomplish design tasks. One project I repeat quite often is making name. . . read more




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