You may be familiar with the terms CMYK or RGB when it comes to colour spaces, but do you know the difference and why it matters when it comes to your artwork? Our worlds are becoming more and more digital every day, but artists are still creating physical prints of their artwork. Have you ever … Continue reading Are You Using the Correct Colour Space?
The holiday season is upon us! I have a NEW list of awesome products that made the cut for my Artist Gift Guide for 2022! If you're anything like me, you probably already have more art supplies than you could possibly use in a lifetime. Is it really so bad to surround yourself with things … Continue reading Must-Have Artist Gift Guide 2022
There's a common tactic in marketing where to elevate the brand being promoted they spend most of the time talking about how terrible a competitor brand is by comparison. This brand bashing tactic is also used in political campaigns particularly in the United States and in more recent years in Canada as well. While this may seem to be an effective strategy for companies trying to sell you soap and soft drinks, it's a terrible practice to adopt when it comes to you and your art business.
Sometimes I feel like I'm on a personal mission to see just how many mediums I can mix with colored pencil successfully. While the medium doesn't need to be mixed with others to look great it's just something I frankly enjoy doing for a multitude of reasons. I was invited back again this year as … Continue reading CPM Jellyfish Workshop
For many people art is a just hobby while for others, it's how they make their living. No matter where you fall on the spectrum of making art, the desire to improve your artwork is common to all. The most common advice to improve always tends to be the same – just put in the … Continue reading 7 Ways to Improve Your Art
Many artists rely on some sort of photo reference to create their artwork and thanks to the internet there are more resources than ever before. While you can still work more traditionally from life or in-person subject matter, royalty-free reference photos allow those without the means, time, or access to take their own photos as … Continue reading 5 Things to Know About Reference Photos