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How To Improve Your Art With Visual Intelligence

by John P. Weiss on 6/25/2016 10:40:26 AM
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All you have to do is slow down, start paying closer attention, and train yourself to absorb more of the world around you. [...]


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For the Pleasure of Singing

by Mark Brockman on 6/22/2016 9:19:05 AM
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The reason I do what I do, paint, I realized is for the shear joy, the excitement, the pleasure of manipulating the medium I am working in. [...]


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When the Teacher Becomes the Student

by Deb Komitor on 6/21/2016 9:20:37 AM
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It takes a village to raise an artist. [...]


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The "Gritty" Artist

by Edy Stoughton on 6/20/2016 9:27:58 AM
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It's exhilarating to go through the process of problem solving when things aren't going well, coming up with creative alternatives to what isn't working and conceptualizing things in a different way to achieve a better result... [...]


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The Power of One

by John P. Weiss on 6/18/2016 11:00:13 AM
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Don’t ever forget the power of one to positively affect others. [...]


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Romance and Art

by Sandra L. Strohschein on 6/17/2016 9:49:12 AM
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When you become emotionally connected to your art then you will begin to produce work that is truly engaging with the viewer. [...]


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Learning To Fly Part 2: Who Is Your Co-Pilot?

by Luann Udell on 6/16/2016 9:02:21 AM
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Finding the best people who support you in your art-making. [...]


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The Two People Inside an Artist's Head

by Pamela K. Beer on 6/15/2016 9:42:46 AM
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These two parts of me are learning to work together, but I know it’s a long road. [...]


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Time and Pressure

by Karen Burnette Garner on 6/14/2016 9:33:33 AM
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We are wise to keep this in mind when external (or internal) pressures mount. Art is not only a self-expression, it is a self-preservation. [...]


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Only I Can Determine If I Am Prostituting Myself

by Carolyn Henderson on 6/13/2016 9:06:54 AM
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Determining whether or not we are “prostituting ourselves” -- in our art, or in our lives -- is very much a personal and private conversation, highly dependent upon the yard stick we use to determine our moral choices. We must be careful in allowing others to bring in different systems of measurement and insisting that we use them. [...]


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Why These Five Blackbelt Qualities Will Make You A Better Artist

by John P. Weiss on 6/11/2016 9:41:07 AM
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The artists who adopt the blackbelt attitude of an indomitable spirit are the ones who stand the best chance of success. [...]


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Express Your Fire

by Ruthie Briggs-Greenberg on 6/10/2016 9:10:54 AM
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If you once painted, or wrote, or played music, and stopped, and because you stopped, you stopped connecting to the other creatives who paint and write and play music, connect again. Reach for a match. Express your fire. [...]


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A "Can Do" Spirit Creates More Opportunities

by Sandy Askey-Adams on 6/9/2016 9:35:05 AM
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Your reason for being an artist is to share with others your interpretation of your experience and whatever inspired you. To give the viewer another view of the world. [...]


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First Marks

by Donald Fox on 6/6/2016 9:30:47 AM
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Somewhere in our ancient past is that individual who first recognized possibility and then created the first drawing or the first painting that eventually led us down the path of art. [...]


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How To Create Better Art By Channeling Your Sadness

by John P. Weiss on 6/4/2016 11:23:25 AM
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In a broken world where there is so much suffering, war and despair, thank God there are artists. To remind us that the other side of all that ugliness is beauty and hope. [...]


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THE WHY OF AN ARTIST

by Angela Bruskotter on 6/3/2016 9:22:22 AM
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Talented artists learn and hone their technical skills – bringing expertise to their art. [...]


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LEARNING TO FLY Part 1: The Checklist

by Luann Udell on 6/2/2016 9:08:14 AM
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Get to your studio every day (or whatever is manageable for you, of course.) Get your hands dirty in your studio every time: Make something, anything that gets you to your happy artist place. Is your workspace ready for you to work? [...]


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FROM FEAR TO SERENITY

by Mary Frances Millet on 6/1/2016 9:18:43 AM
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It's been a few months into my journey into entrepreneurship and I am proud to say my panic attacks have gone from call-an-ambulance-because-I'm-having-a-heart-attack to a fluttering every once in a while. I still get the urge to apply for a job that I think sounds interesting "just in case" it doesn't work out. But I lie down until the feeling goes away. [...]


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PAY ATTENTION!

by FineArtViews on 5/27/2016 11:21:15 AM
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Painting, like driving, demands constant vigilance. You want technique to get in your way and cause you to have an artistic accident, you want the painting to look cool but say nothing? Then stop paying attention. [...]


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Lost and Found Edges and Lost Art Supplies

by Judy Ballance on 5/26/2016 9:41:45 AM
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Losing edges and linking shapes are powerful tools and important in designing a composition. You can change your paintings to your own unique expression just by handling the edges differently. And, what might have been a mediocre painting will become exciting. [...]


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It's A Good Time To Be An Artist - Here's Why...

by Robin Hiers on 5/24/2016 10:43:38 AM
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We live in a very stressful, scary, unsafe time right now. Artists are here on earth to heal the soul - do your part by spreading your art to as many people as you can. [...] [...]


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Do It Right

by Donald Fox on 5/23/2016 9:45:41 AM
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Creative thinking requires its own kind of discipline that, for the artist, typically comes from long experience and practice. [...]


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How Wasting Time Can Improve Your Art

by John P. Weiss on 5/14/2016 10:17:47 AM
19 Comments

So go for it. Waste a little time now and then. The work will be here for you when you get back. Indulge your curiosities and settle into the moment more. Drift a bit and see where the breeze takes you. Such voyages through unscripted time invite the collision of ideas, epiphanies and breakthroughs that will improve your art, work and life. [...]


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Spotlight On: Sandra Pratt

by FineArtViews on 5/13/2016 8:53:32 AM
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'Rainy Day' by Sandra Pratt was selected Best of Show in the March 2016 BoldBrush Painting Competition. [...]


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Art World Myths Debunked

by Mark Edward Adams on 5/9/2016 9:42:18 AM
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These are only small sample of some of the myths commonly repeated among artists. Yet the art world is filled with these stories. Understand that much of the advice you have heard is wrong. The best strategy to combat these myths is to enter the art market with an open mind that reality may be much different then the stories you have heard. [...]


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The Treasure Map

by John P. Weiss on 5/7/2016 10:30:37 AM
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“People always talk about finding themselves but what they should be doing is creating themselves. Experimenting, changing things up.” [...]


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How to Make a Palette Brush Holder

by Aaron Westerberg on 5/6/2016 8:52:52 AM
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This is a simple yet helpful addition you can easily add to your studio palette. It will save you time, space, and your brushes!! [...]


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My Three Cats and the Real Artist

by Luann Udell on 5/5/2016 9:09:48 AM
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I may not like you, and/or I may not like your art. I may not like your medium, or your process. But if you are doing your best to make your art - If all you do is make the world a better place for even one person - Then you, and your art, have a place in the world. And you are a ‘good enough’ artist for me. [...]


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Artist Spotlight: Aaron Westerberg

by Dave Geada on 5/4/2016 9:34:53 AM
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When it comes to the creative professions, everyone wants to do them. So you have to work harder than most to be successful. It’s very competitive. If it’s your passion, you're going to like working hard. It’s not all about wearing a beret, eating cheese and drinking wine. All the successful artists I’ve met along the way are workaholics. They work all the time. You really have to hustle. [...]


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March 2016 BoldBrush Painting Contest Winners!

by FineArtViews on 4/29/2016 8:55:17 AM
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Our esteemed judge, Zoey Frank has completed the judging of the March 2016 BoldBrush painting competition. [...]


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The Assertive Artist

by Sandy Askey-Adams on 4/28/2016 9:01:35 AM
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So, build up your self-confidence. Don't take everyone's words as gospel. Don't allow others to knock you or your work down. [...]


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Healing Power of Art Part 3

by Brienne Brown on 4/27/2016 9:04:32 AM
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The healing power of art is real! I can’t totally explain it, but I have experienced it. Something about the act of creating is good for the soul. [...]


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The Age of the Workshop

by Mike Barr on 4/26/2016 9:03:11 AM
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Like any skill, and painting is a skill, it will diminish if we don't use it regularly. Painting is learning on the job and I don't think that ever stops. When we stop painting as much as we should we stop learning and progressing. [...]


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Why Beauty Really Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

by John P. Weiss on 4/23/2016 8:57:18 AM
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So take heart, fellow artists and struggling creatives. Remember to take the bad with the good in your artful journey. Try a few salvage operations now and then. And remember, beauty really is in the eye of the beholder. Even if you decide to throw that stinker of a painting away, it just might get reclaimed and recycled at your local transfer station. Because one person’s trash might be another person’s art. [...]


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100 Ways to be a Successful Artist

by Mark Brockman on 4/20/2016 9:26:07 AM
5 Comments

So think about what it is you really want from your artistic endeavors. Recognition, awards or money. You decide and get to work. Because it is the work, the doing that helps you improve your art, the thinking, the dreaming that helps you head in the direction you want to head. [...]


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Returning to Flow

by Pamela K. Beer on 4/19/2016 9:01:23 AM
11 Comments

Succumbing and recognizing that I don’t have to “do” anything except just be me releases the bondage of procrastination and puts me back into that serendipitous space of flow. That is the place where really cool stuff happens. [...]


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My Art Means Something. Period.

by Carolyn Henderson on 4/18/2016 9:29:28 AM
21 Comments

My art means something. Period. So does yours. [...]


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This Is What Happens When You Become An Artist

by John P. Weiss on 4/16/2016 9:59:38 AM
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Because in reality, we make our own “inner rings” by staying true to ourselves and our artistic sensibilities. In time, other craftsmen and artists will be drawn to our authenticity and sincerity. From there, true friendships blossom and a deep peace settles into our soul. And, dear reader, this is what happens when you become an artist. [...]


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Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking

by Karen Burnette Garner on 4/15/2016 9:18:46 AM
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Bravely face what your art brings you, continue to put yourself out there, if for no other reason than to prove to yourself that you have a voice among the many. Even if you take a licking....keep on ticking. [...]


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Did Someone Say Coloring Book?

by Teddi-Jann Covell on 4/14/2016 9:13:23 AM
2 Comments

Whatever you choose, you get what you pay for. Make sure you are buying high quality images and not spending more for flashy book covers that are just decorative tricks to get your hard earned $$$. [...]


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