If your style falls within the category sometimes known as “Art Class Awkwardism,” you’ll want to see what this teacher has to say.
This element is behind all successful artists, yet it is often the most ignored. Read this essay from Samuel Adoquei to see how you can tap into the fire that can light your dreams.
Filled with spirit, Katie Whipple shares her journey to Rome. “I was going to live in Italy, make master copies, study Italian history, and eat a lot of gelato. I had a plan . . . but in the first couple days of being in the Eternal City, I could see my carefully thought-out plans gracefully drifting down the Tiber.”
An American landscape painter shares his process for starting a painting, including questions he considers along the way and a personal standard that may be considered “unorthodox.”
In a tiny corner of the art world, painters are sitting at their easels, squinting through magnifying lamps, working with very pointy brushes, to render fine art that you can usually hold in the palm of your hand. A few years ago I stumbled into that corner, and I have not really found my way out of it yet . . . Not that I’d want to.
One of the most difficult aspects of being an artist is the hours of solitude. Here’s one way to socialize, network, and ultimately help your art career.