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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...

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...

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.

Talented, Gifted or Skilled?

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 a matter of semantics.  Today I want to talk...

Is Tracing Cheating?

    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 to various discussions I have been seeing in art...

Dealing With Migraines

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 I would have realized much sooner!