Learn how to find out if your artwork is being used without permission on the internet.
Do you ever have one of those moments when you ask yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Artist David Beynon Pena has a great idea, and although he didn’t invent the concept, he’s doing very well with it.
“Must be nice to just sit and paint all day. What a soft life!” A friend of mine had said this to me, and half of it is true; being able to paint for a living is great, but there is much more to an artist’s life than paint and brushes. For example, preparing...
What is it about being around other painters that's so satisfying? Whether full of conversation or in the silence of intense concentration, artists ooze wonderful energy.
There is an unrelenting sentiment among some artists, collectors, and critics that making money from making art robs the “artiste” of the purity of making art for art’s sake. Those who think this way seem to think it’s not possible to create art that is aesthetically pleasing, if not perfect, while also making art...
We all enter the artist community with unique circumstances; Linda Fisler is no exception. I had the pleasure of meeting Linda at the Representational Art Conference in Ventura this year only to find that there is a lot more behind the voice of Art Chats than meets the eye.
Lee Hammond shares her wide range of art-related experience and careers, offering inspiration for other artists today.
There'll always be reasons or excuses that will take you away from your goals. It's important to know what your goals are and where they fall within a hierarchy of most to least important. If improving your painting abilities is a priority, then you have to set up good habits.
“You’ve got to eat your vegetables.” Oh, art business, you are the vegetables to so many of us. We know we need to pay attention to it, but we’d rather enjoy the sweet taste of making art and put the business side of art on the backburner, as it were. But it doesn’t have...
There are five big legal aspects you should understand if you want to be a professional artist. Ignore any one of these, and you may end up in some legal hot water.
Have you been thinking of showing your art in an exhibition? Read Jean Pederson's advice for how to make it happen.