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Every now and again I like to check the list of search engine terms and phrases that brought readers to my blog. Given that my. . . read more

When I first started dabbling with colored pencils, I’d already been oil painting for many years. I didn’t want a. . . read more

“John Ursillo’s colored pencil pieces are absolutely brilliant. Every colored pencil piece I’ve observed is. . . read more

Some time ago, I wrote a demonstration series describing how I use the Flemish method of oil painting in my own work. The Flemish. . . read more

Several weeks ago I suggested a few questions artists should ask themselves if they’re trying to decide whether or not gallery representation is for them. Basically, it came down to knowing why you create art and what you hope to accomplish with it.

Since then. . . read more

It really doesn’t matter what medium you use; every artist can benefit from practicing 4 specific skills. What are these. . . read more

A short while back I wrote an article for EmptyEasel about art school, and how to decide if it’s right for you. I wrote. . . read more

Should artists give away their time and talent? Unfortunately in this case, there’ isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer.. . . read more

Ready to pay it forward?? Each Christmas we like to do something a little different here at EE, and this year (like most years!). . . read more

Every year around December, business people of all types are busy evaluating the success of the past year’s goals and thinking about goals for the next year. Many of them are pondering their five- and ten-year plans and some even consider long-term goals of fifteen years or more.

My question is, are those kinds of activities relevant only to business people? Or would. . . read more

Hi everyone—today Zac and I are unveiling a brand new look for Foliotwist.com, and we’d love for you to head over and. . . read more




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