I want to talk about an important subject. Important to us as artists. It is about how to live a purpose driven life as an artist. This is so fundamental to every part of our lives as artists. In fact, it also influences our health, well being and longevity. Also many other important aspects about how we interact with other people. Also about how we treat ourselves. There is a Japanese philosophy of life called ikigai. We can learn about living each day with purpose through ikigai. Who knows, you may even live to a hundred years old if you do!
in this article, you will learn the process for creating a landscape painting with figures. Get ready to learn how to master this technique and bring an incredible sense of impact and light to your artwork. But that's not all - I am also offering a FREE course that teaches you the fundamentals of Notan drawing, a powerful technique that artists use to prepare and study their subjects before painting. So read on and explore the art of creating light-filled and dynamic paintings. Let's get started!
Artists have always sought techniques that will bring their creative visions to life. One such technique that has stood the test of time is impasto painting. In this article we will embark on a journey into the world of impasto painting. Exploring its essence and uncovering why it holds such value for artists.
In episode 20 of the Loosen Up Your Painting Podcast we meet the talented writer, animator and scary story fan behind the new YouTube Channel, The Aurora Files. Plus how you can participate in the BIG launch giveaway where you could win a Kindle Paperwhite. Check it out!
Creating atmosphere and depth in your paintings is critical if you want to paint landscapes convincingly. That three dimensional quality is important. So is the sense of reality that your viewer is looking for. Get this wrong and you will see something off about your painting. Maybe you cannot see what is missing, but you know something is wrong. Very often it is one of these six common mistakes. In this article and video we take a closer look at these errors and how to fix them.
As artists, we all know the feeling of being stuck in a creative rut. That feeling of having hit a wall and not knowing how to break through it is known as artist's block. It can be frustrating and demotivating, leaving us with a lack of inspiration and motivation to continue our work.
In this article, you will learn ways to overcome artist's block and find inspiration to paint more. The importance of finding inspiration cannot be overstated, as it is the foundation upon which your future art will be built. Let's dive in!
You will know Pierce Brosnan as the famous movie actor. Probably the best James Bond, in my opinion, and many other movie roles. But did you know that he is also an accomplished artist? Pierce Brosnan is a prolific painter influenced by Post-Impressionists like Matisse and Bonnard. There is more to this story as well. What can we learn from Pierce Brosnan about painting? Let's find out.
Why is your artist's voice so important? What is the difference between your artists voice and your artist's style? These are questions all creatives need to figure out for peace of mind and more creative confidence. It is not that difficult either. Let's explore this topic further. Also get the book that explains it all.
Discover Illustrated Journals for Mindfulness and Creativity: A New Course for Artists of All Levels
Are you an artist looking to explore your creative potential? Or perhaps you're someone who simply enjoys drawing or painting as a hobby? Whether you're just starting out or looking to enhance your existing skills, I am excited to introduce you to my latest course: Illustrated Journals for Mindfulness and Creativity.
Are you an artist looking to add some magic to your paintings? Do you want to learn how to create beautiful Impressionist-style landscapes that capture the essence of light and color? Impressionism is one of the most popular painting styles today, and for good reason - it celebrates the beauty and vibrancy of the world around us. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, mastering the techniques of Impressionism can take your work to the next level. That's why I am excited to launch a five-part video series on Impressionist Painting Techniques.