Embracing change in your art practice

Embracing change in your art practice

It’s Ferris here to talk about a current topic in my work: the idea of change. I want to paint larger and faster, which has been bringing up the need to change how I work. It’s new territory for me, and a little scary because it means I’m letting go of what’s...

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Check out this new tool for working bigger!

Check out this new tool for working bigger!

When you find a cool new tool, you tend to want to keep it to yourself. Well, I have a new one that’s so cool, I have to share! It’s not something you’ll find at your hardware store. Some of the best tools come from surprising sources. Check this out… I love how this...

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A quick trick to get unstuck!

A quick trick to get unstuck!

It’s Susan here with the Art2Life Team. I love starting a new painting! Isn’t that the best part? The possibilities are endless! However, at some point, you come to a crossroads, and it’s hard to know which way to take a painting. How do you decide? There’s an app...

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A look into my art journals…

A look into my art journals…

Happy New Year! I want to express my gratitude to all of you for being a part of Art2Life and participating in this community. It means so much to me, and I wouldn’t be doing this without you, so thank you. During this nice break, I enjoy looking through my journals...

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A special Holiday message from Art2Life!

A special Holiday message from Art2Life!

For this week’s vlog, we wanted to share something special with you - a little peek into our team, that is more like family, here at Art2Life. Watch it here… We are filled with so much gratitude that we get to do this together and that you are here with us. We are so...

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My Holiday Tradition You’ll Love Doing

My Holiday Tradition You’ll Love Doing

Nicholas, Happy Holidays! I’m excited to share a fun thing I love to do that’s become my holiday tradition. It came out of never finding wrapping paper I liked. Now I paint it myself! It’s super easy and relaxing as long as you’re not in a hurry and plan ahead. Check...

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Do you need a breakthrough?

Do you need a breakthrough?

It’s Ferris from the Art2Life Team here, for this week’s vlog. I wanted to share some thoughts on breakthroughs in your art. I moved recently and haven’t had much time to paint, however, the move has allowed me to reflect on my art this past year. Specifically, I’ve...

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Check out these new tools to use in your art!

Check out these new tools to use in your art!

I’m here with my friend Guy Diehl, a Bay Area still life realist painter. Guy has cool tools he invented for his art practice that we want to share with you. Check these out, as they could be helpful for you too! Take a look... What tools have you invented to help in...

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USE PHOTOGRAPHY TO INSPIRE YOUR ART PRACTICE!

USE PHOTOGRAPHY TO INSPIRE YOUR ART PRACTICE!

When the birds are chirping and the day breaks, this is when I love to explore. Hi there – Terri Froelich here, with Art2Life. I am taking over the vlog this week and I wanted to share a process of mine that many of you ask about. It’s about observation, exploration,...

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Watch how I use tape in my work…

Watch how I use tape in my work…

Working with tape is a cool way to get nice effects in your work, like a crisp, clean edge. I like using green FrogTape since it comes up easily. However, paint can run under the tape so I want to share this little demo to show you how to prevent that and help you...

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