Many beginning artists are afraid to make mistakes. I once had an art student who violently crumpled his drawings and cut up his canvases when he made a mistake. Continue reading Keys To Success In Art #4 – Why It’s Important To Make As Many Mistakes In Art As Soon As Possible
Have you ever had someone criticize your art work and tell you that your artwork is just “okay” or that it’s “no good” or that it “looks ugly”?
Better yet, have you met someone that tries to tell you how to do your artwork better?
Even worse, have you ever gotten an unsolicited opinion from someone that’s not even an artist? Continue reading Keys To Success In Art #3 – Understand The Difference Between Negative Vs. Positive Criticism In Art
In this video, I want to caution you about the dangers of listening to the opinions and criticism of people who do not practice or create art. Continue reading Keys To Success In Art #2 – Beware Of The Useless Opinions Of An Uneducated Non-Artist
If you want to become a world class artist you have to a) learn the skills of a world class artist and then b) practice it!
The amount of time and effort you put in to practice your art skills is what I call “brush mileage“. In this video I want to share with you the importance and value of having lots of brush mileage under your belt if you want to become a world class artist. Continue reading Keys To Success In Art #1 – What Is Brush Mileage?
Welcome to the Artist Hangout my friend!
One of the Keys To Success In Art that I teach is to set up the conditions which will allow you to succeed as an artist.
For me personally, I am the most creative and productive when I am teaching art versus doing it solo at home in a solitary environment. Continue reading My First Post