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You can’t fit a round peg into a square hole, and that’s why you’ll find endless art subjects in this section of ArtistsNetwork.com. From abstract art created with negative painting to Zentangle, from how to choose art studio lighting to the legality of painting models who are homeless–browse these articles for endless art topics.

acrylic painting by Patti Mollica

Bold, Breakthrough Discoveries

It stands to reason that the more you do something, the better you’ll get. Writing stories, playing music, and drawing/painting are the first three examples that come to my mind. For today’s newsletter, I’ve invited Patti Mollica, a workshop teacher for GOLDEN Artist Colors, to share the reasons that she paints daily so that...

What is art?

What is Art?

The city of Calgary has experienced a large number of complaints about the newly installed public sculpture entitled Traveling Light. Due to the strong polarization of opinions form local and national citizens, “what is art” has become a hot topic at local coffee shops and office water coolers.

portrait painting by Jean Pederson_011714

When is a Piece of Artwork Finished?

Is a painting finished when you run out of paint, sunlight, time, or energy? One of the most common questions asked when I teach is “when is the painting finished?” This is a really difficult question to answer because it's personal.