Getting your hands dirty

Once you schedule the start date of your 100 days of Art project and announce it to others where do you begin? How do you do the work and get the ideas? First create an event on the day of your chosen start date from your artist Facebook page. From here you can invite friends... Continue Reading →

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Walking a fine line

There is a fine line between consistently engaging with your followers and spamming them to death. With the popularity of the pyramid scheme sales pitch from your social media acquaintances, the art of good social media marketing has become even harder to accomplish. The door is slammed shut before people even take a look. You... Continue Reading →

Igniting interest

In the age of social media and online marketing, how do we as artists strike up a burning interest in our Facebook pages? As my 100 Days of Art project comes to a close, I am taking a moment to look back and take note of where I started in comparison to where I am... Continue Reading →

To be or not to be

When did you know you wanted to be an artist? This is an easy and yet difficult question to answer. As I believe it is for all creatives. We often struggle even calling ourselves "artist" let alone deciding we want to be one. I have been an "artist" all my life. I loved coloring and... Continue Reading →

100 Days of Art: Day 4

Each Day I will post a corresponding blog post about each artwork with the title and information about the artwork along with a story behind it. Title: Swallowtail I Size: 5"x5" Medium: India ink, Orange ink, Canary yellow ink, blue Paper: 140 lb cold press watercolor paper I have had a fascination with butterflies for... Continue Reading →

100 Days of Art: Day 3

Each Day I will post a corresponding blog post about each artwork with the title and information about the artwork along with a story behind the artwork. Title: Sunshine Size: 4"x5" Medium: India ink Paper: 140 lb cold press watercolor paper With this drawing I created a young fairy with beautiful stacks of hair facing... Continue Reading →

100 Days of Art: Day 2

Each Day I will post a corresponding blog post about each artwork with the title and information about the artwork along with a story behind the artwork. Title: Little Narwhal Size: 4"x5" Medium: India ink Paper: 140 lb cold press watercolor paper The Little Narwhal drawing is a sweet and simple concept. I had never... Continue Reading →

The most important thing.

What is your most important artist tool? Is there something you can’t live without in your studio? My most important thing is my pens. I have accumulated many over time and have experimented here and there. I think all artists owe it to themselves to keep trying new artists tools whenever possible. As a pen... Continue Reading →

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