I share a love of gardening with none other than Soon Warren, who has the talent (and has put in the time and effort) to share her appreciation of flowers by painting them with grace.
Jean Pederson shares what it's like to attend The Representational Art Conference (TRAC, Ventura, California, 2014).
In 2007 I started going to The Schuler School of Fine Arts in Baltimore and over the course of 3 years gradually transitioned from my former career in architecture to just painting. I dedicated an episode of my free podcast “Impasto Logs” to describing my journey during that time.
Sometimes in life you get called by your inner voice to investigate other things. You can either stay put, in the comfort of “what already is,” or venture out into the great unknown. Thankfully, due to my publishers and this blog, I can take you along on the journey.
Mark Barone lost his canine companion, Santina, after 21 years of friendship. When his partner, Marina Dervan, began looking for another dog to adopt, she was struck with the startling reality of animal shelters and the millions of animals euthanized each year, mainly because of space restrictions and lack of funding.
Having a calling as an artist is a true gift. Your inner drive to create beautiful things is such an awesome feeling. But the ability to do good things in this world with your art is even better. Looking back over my career, I can honestly say that I've lived a full life, creating...
Celebrate National Craft Month by participating in the Art Abandonment movement, where artists leave random works of art in public spaces to inspire and delight others.
Artist Lee Hammond discusses ways to create accurate drawings, including using the grid method, a plumb line, and the controversial projector.
I got serious about art in College, although I have been exposed to it all my life. I come from a creative family of architects and artists, and graduated from the Art Center College of Design with a BFA. Art has been my only source of income since graduating the ACCD. I only sell...
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...
Read how one art student proved that "it's possible to have an awesome life, but it's up to ourselves to do it."