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Digital Art, Not True Art?

Huion 1060 new Plus Graphics Tablet

In today’s world, it seems everyone has a strong opinion on EVERYTHING!  This is no different in the realm of art and artists.  Artists will argue over everything from mediums and tools to styles and approaches.  Today, I want to share my opinions on digital art.All too often I hear...

Schpirerr Farben Colored Pencil Review

Today I’d like to discuss a new brand of colored pencils, Schpirerr Farben.Transparency:  Links within this review are not affiliate links.  I do not receive any compensation for your purchases using these links.One of my favorite artists on Instagram, biophilicart, tested out a new brand of colored pencils called Schpirerr Farben. ...

Happy 2018!

 Happy New Year everyone!Last year was full of ups and downs.  More often than not I was without the use of my laptop.  I also ended the year with a broken phone.  Add in numerous phone charges that died along with four laptop adaptor cords that melted!  It was...

New Supplies

I thought I’d share with you some new supplies I purchased.  I was able to get them a few weeks ago, however I am still having technology issues and haven’t been able to blog until today. I’m super excited about having these new tools in my artistic arsenal!  I’ve...

Seeing Colors

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 the subject.

Trials and Errors

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 feel on top of the world!  Yet, things don’t...

Fan Art, Fun or Risky?

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 today.