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Art Opinion: Articles and Insight for the 21st Century Artist

So much is different today, for artists. Technology (of course) is responsible for a lot of these changes, but I think it’s. . . read more

Like most things in life, art is a journey. Whether we take that journey at our leisure as a hobby artist or we make the journey. . . read more

This is what happens if you're a man. . .

You decide you want to do a bit of open air painting or drawing, so you get up, throw on your old work clothes, gather together your painting kit and off you go.

Whether it's the town or country, you find yourself a good spot, get settled in, and get on with it. And while you're painting, if anyone approaches (unless you want to chat). . . read more

I’m not usually one for defining a way things need to be done. I tend to think that different things work different ways for. . . read more

When you choose an art class, or a workshop, do you try to look for an instructor or a mentor? What I’ve learned from my. . . read more

Nearly every artist takes art classes at some point in their careers—after all, it's one of the best ways to learn, and grow, as an artist.

The style of teaching each artists receives, however, varies widely from class to class. Some. . . read more

I recently read that a good way to get people to buy a piece of your artwork is to tell collectors the story behind it. I’ve. . . read more

What do Matisse, Cezanne, and Van Gogh have in common? These three artists were not only painters who had a great influence on. . . read more

"How long will this painting take? And how do I know when I'm done?" These are two questions that artists are faced with all the time. The answers are very important for planning purposes, for figuring out the price of a painting and to maintain one’s sanity. (One might think that after 22 years in the business I would be better at giving my wife, Jen, an accurate answer to. . . read more

I like to think of myself as an intellectual artist. I don’t mean to say that I am superiorly intelligent, I just mean that my. . . read more

I look at a lot of art, and the one thing I see quite often among artists who haven’t been painting very long is the. . . read more




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