Painting

Painting

“Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven towards these things with an irresistible momentum.” Vincent Van Gogh

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Drawing

Drawing

“Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer, and clearer still. The image is passing through you in a physiological way, into your brain, into your memory - where it stays - it's transmitted by your hands.” Martin Gayford,

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Sculpting

Sculpting

“You must forget all your theories, all your ideas before the subject. What part of these is really your own will be expressed in your expression of the emotion awakened in you by the subject.” Henri Matisse

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Digital Art

Digital Art

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Photography

Photography

“No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.” Ansel Adams

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Community

Artist community for discussing drawing, painting, sculpting, photography, graphic design, sharing your work, and more.

Avoid These 10 Mistakes as a Beginning Artist

Artist Mistakes

Becoming a successful artist is not easy and, for many people, success is largely a matter of luck. Though you can’t control how the world responds to your art, you can take certain steps to strengthen your brand, to promote yourself, and to improve your chances of “making it”. If you’re just getting started with your career as an artist, …

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How to Build a Painter’s Art Supply Kit

How to Build a Painter’s Art Supply Kit

Art is all about experience and perception – at least when it comes to the people viewing it. As an artist, however, it is all about technique, style, and skill. Unless you have the right tools, however, you may not be able to translate those things into a tangible work of art. If you are a painter, there are certain …

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Building a Successful Career as an Artist

Top 5 Tips for Building a Successful Career as an Artist

Living the life of an artist is by no means easy, especially if you want to make it into more of a career than a hobby. To some degree, struggle is part of the process but if success is your ultimate goal then you need to start working harder and smarter to make your dream a reality. Keep reading to …

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Promote Yourself and Your Art on Social Media

How to Promote Yourself and Your Art on Social Media

Whether you’re trying to make money on your art or simply expand your fan base, social media is the way to go. Having a social media presence will not only enable your fans to find you, but it will enable people all over the world to find and purchase your work. Simply creating a social media account is not enough, …

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Tips for Finding Inspiration in the Real World

Tips for Finding Inspiration in the Real World

Having the ability to take something from your imagination and turn it into a beautiful work of art is a gift that not everyone has. But even such a wonderful gift can be frustrating at times when you find yourself in the midst of a mental block. When your creativity starts to stutter, where do you turn for inspiration? Keep …

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The Top 5 Haunted Paintings

The Top 5 Haunted Paintings You Shouldn’t Hang in Your Home

With Halloween fast approaching, you may be thinking about what kind of decorations you want to hang in your home. If you aren’t a fan of novelty decorations, however, you might consider a different option – hanging a spooky painting. What you may not realize, however, is that some paintings come with a little something extra – keep reading to …

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