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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Are you struggling with too many things in your art?

Are you struggling with too many things in your art?

After teaching an Art2Life Destination Workshop in Morocco, I’m now wandering through the souks of Marrakech. These renowned marketplaces are full of incredible colors, smells, spices, fabrics, carpets, pottery, chickens — about anything you can think of! It’s a...

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Feeling stuck in your art? It’s time to play.

Feeling stuck in your art? It’s time to play.

I’m in Morocco teaching an Art2Life Destination Workshop and we’re working outside! It’s so fun but also really hot. Luckily, we have a cold pool nearby for a refreshing difference to wake us up! And that’s exactly what I’m teaching. Differences bring us alive. If...

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What’s Hard About Making Your Art?

What’s Hard About Making Your Art?

I want to share with you a peek into an Art2Life Destination Workshop I’m teaching in Mallorca, Spain. One of the best things that’s different than making art on your own, is the experience of making art together. So much learning happens at an accelerated pace!...

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A must-have if you LOVE color!

A must-have if you LOVE color!

My daughter Hannah and I have been building this “tiny house“ together. It’s been a long project, but now we’re at the fun part - choosing colors for the house! We’re using an amazing resource called Color-aid paper, which makes it fun and easy! Let me show you… The...

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Intellect or Intuition?

Intellect or Intuition?

There's a common struggle in art-making involving opposites. There's the controlled approach — working precisely with intention, and the loose approach — when emotions and spontaneity take over. It's a matter of engaging both sides of yourself — your intellect and...

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Want to go bigger in your art? Here’s a tip…

Want to go bigger in your art? Here’s a tip…

I want to share a helpful tip for when you want to work large. I like to work on unprimed canvas (found at any big online art store) wrapped over hardwood panels so I can push the paint into the canvas. To do this, I've built some very large forms of various sizes....

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Everyone’s Eligible & Anything’s Possible!

Everyone’s Eligible & Anything’s Possible!

Many years ago, I fantasized about being in a prestigious gallery in San Francisco. The art shown there was incredible. I often went to the openings and remembered being awed by the work of one artist in particular. The work was so amazing and his level of imagination...

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