In last week’s post, we discussed the benefits of making a colour chart. In this week's post, we will expand upon that when I show you how to create your own. There are many different ways to approach this, so please note that this is just what I have found works for me. You can … Continue reading Coloured Pencil Charts – Part 2
Colour Charts are an important tool for any artist. While it may seem tedious, there are many benefits to having one. If you don’t know what I’m referring to or have never made one before, fear not. When I sat down to write this post I realized it was going to be incredible EPIC if … Continue reading Coloured Pencil Charts – Part 1
If you’ve been drawing for a while or have even taken a few art classes, you may have heard of the importance of keeping a sketchbook. They're what I like to call a “Creative Safe Zone.” It’s a place just for you where you can get out concepts you have in your head, practice drawing … Continue reading Keep A Sketchbook
You’ve finally graduated. After countless all nighters and years of creatively giving it all you've got, you’ve reached the finish line. Leaving the safety of art school may seem scary but you don’t have to become a stereotypical “starving artist”. While you may not become an overnight success, having a plan and working towards it is … Continue reading You’ve Graduated Art School, Now What?
Using a Toolbox to Store Your Art Supplies For years, I have been storing my art supplies in tool boxes that you can get from any hardware store. They aren't just for your standard hammers and wrenches folks! I started using them in college when I had to transport my materials back and forth all … Continue reading Using a Tool Box to Store Your Art Supplies
Artist Tip: August 2015 (Bonus) Hey There Everyone! Since August has 5 Mondays this year, you get a bonus tip this month and it's an important one! Many artists chose to watermark their work they post on the internet. This is a great habit to get into for many reasons, the most important of which … Continue reading The Importance of Watermarking Your Art on the Internet