How Can I Copy Another Artist’s Work?

I kind of cringed when I wrote that subject line. I used to think like this. In the past, usually when my art was not going so well, I would look outside of myself for answers. Maybe I hadn’t sold anything or was just feeling kind of unconfident about what I was...

A Different Frame Of Mind

I recently tried something new – I started working on a piece of canvas pinned to a wood panel. What ended up happening was totally unexpected and so cool! Watch the video and let me know what you think – what happened when you brought something new to...

Be Bold

I just started working on a painting and already it’s looking pretty good. The problem with this is that it’s too early for this piece to be anywhere near finished. In order to move forward I’m going to have to push the composition and in effect ruin...

The Biggest Reason To Make Your Art

I have just one thought this week and it keeps coming up again and again for me. It has to do with one of the primary, worthwhile reasons to make your art. It has nothing to do with what you hope to get out of it. Not monetarily. Not even notoriety. None of that. And...

Remove to Refine

Art making is so often a process of adding, removing, and then adding again. I do this constantly with lines, which are some of my favorite marks to make. Watch the video and let me know what you think – what are some of your favorite marks? In gratitude,...