When I started writing for COLORED PENCIL Magazine in 2016, I would have been happy if it had lasted even a couple months nevermind almost 4 years! Fast forward to now and I have a new book coming out that is a "Best of" collection of the articles I've written for the magazine in that … Continue reading My Best of Q&A Book is Coming!
Hey Everyone! I strongly believe in helping other artists improve their artwork. Often it's one simple bit of advice becomes a game-changer for someone. Having benefited from the advice of others myself, I feel like it only makes sense to pay that forward. I've recently updated my Patreon tiers to offer more to my paying … Continue reading Patreon Exclusive Tutorial Preview
In the 2008 movie Yes Man, Jim Carrey portrays a man unhappy with the recent events in his life so he challenges himself to just start saying ‘YES’ to every opportunity that presents itself to him. Of course, hilarity ensues, as we would expect from the famous comedic actor, but there’s a lesson that can … Continue reading The Power of YES!
Hey Everyone! I have some exciting news to share with about a project I've been working over the last month. I partnered with American art supply store chain Jerry's Artarama and COLORED PENCIL Magazine to create a mixed media demo using products from the SoHo Urban Artist line of products. These products are available exclusively … Continue reading SoHo Urban Artist Project
In part 1 of my Greener Artist series, we looked at ways to make environmentally conscious decisions if you are a painter. In this post, we’re going to look at ways that artists using drawing mediums can contribute as well! Using Pencil Extenders This may seem like an odd thing to be environmental but it … Continue reading Being a Greener Artist – Part 2
Creating art isn't always very environmentally friendly. Some mediums like oil paint, for example, require special disposal procedures in addition to being made with potentially toxic substances like cadmium. There can be a lot of waste produced in the process of creating art, and premium papers aren't always available in recycled versions. Thankfully, many art … Continue reading Being a Greener Artist – Part 1