Spoiler alert: In this post I don’t talk about how I painted this oil painting, I discuss more or less the business of art and why I do what I do as a professional artist.
Here’s 8 ways to make your artist friends cringe. Artists can’t stand it when they hear these 8 annoying comments repeatedly!Continue Reading
As a result of being exposed to both the academic mindset and artistic mindset, I have taken a firm stance in the world of art and art-making…
Taking the Leap: Building a Career as a Visual Artist (The Insider’s Guide to Exhibiting and Selling Your Art)
by Cay Lang
Writing the Artist Statement
by Ariane Goodwin
This book really helped me and got me thinking about my artwork and writing about my artwork differently. You have to trust the author and just go though the silly exercises though…almost like taking a class and which the teacher seems to be asking you to do non-nonsensical things but eventually it all pays off in the end. For the price…this book is a no-brainer if you are serious about your art career. I was a wee-bit skeptical at first but I did do all the exercises laid out by the author and they did lead me to discover some unique and interesting ways to describing my own body of work.