Today I want to talk about where you can get help with your art. Whether it’s leaning a new medium, finding new/better ways to do something, or continuing your education as an artist. We should all, as artists, keep educating
You’re an artist, but why aren’t you making art? I’ve noticed a number of artists recently that want to create, but have a million excuses why they can’t. Are these excuses valid, or are they just excuses?
Today I want to talk a bit about seeing colors in your reference. It doesn’t matter if you’re using a photo or working from real life, as an artist (especially working in realism) you want to “see” the colors of
Most artists have a single medium they work/specialize in. It’s our “safe place” where we are most comfortable working. Yet, as artists we also want to explore other mediums and learn new things. When we do and everything clicks, we
Fan art is something that almost every artist will encounter at some point in their career. Most young artists will create fan art of their favorite characters as they are practicing their skills. Harmless fun right? Let’s talk about that
It seems today that people will disagree with just about anything. The same is true with artists. Whether it’s freehand vs using proportional tools, never using black paint/pencils etc to a curious disagreement over what I once thought to be
Today I want to talk about Prismacolor Premier Soft Core colored pencils. I know, I know, I said I would never buy any. After learning all the problems with them due to quality control issues, I decided to stay away
It’s always exciting when a box of wonderful shiny new art supplies arrive! Today I’m going to share with you the order I received yesterday.
Today I want to talk about tracing and the entire can of worms that opens up when it’s mentioned. Although I have discussed various methods used by artists: Isn’t That Cheating? I feel like revisiting this issue due
OK, put down that can of hairspray! Put it back in the bathroom and walk away! Today I want to discuss some of the non-art related supplies people have been told to use on their artwork, and why that’s
Migraines. Not a fun thing to deal with when you are an artist. Today I want to talk about what has helped me reduce the number of migraines I’ve been having. It was a simple solution that I wish