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Daily Painting Practice: How to Pick Subjects

Don’t let picking out a subject slow you down. Paint what’s around you, what you know. When you paint things you know your connection to them, your passion, will come through. Even if they’re relatively banal subjects. 1-Two main sources for subjects: Direct...

Daily Painting Practice: Tools & Materials

What are the tools and materials to make it easy to get started with a daily painting practice? In today's video I'll go over the basics that will let you dive right into getting 2018 off to a great start with a daily painting practice. Here's a quick summary: Work...

Daily Painting: Why Start A Practice

What are some of the reasons you should think about starting a daily painting practice? Pull up a chair and watch today’s video to find out how painting daily can impact these three things:

How productivity can come from small blocks of time
How painting regularly creates flow: freely & loosely
How unique style happens effortlessly

How to Pick a Painting Subject

How to Pick a Painting Subject and Avoid Waiting for Inspiration
A short discussion on how to pick a painting subject and avoid the frustration of…

How to Use the Power of Video for Building Your Audience

If you're just getting started in the online world, video is a great way to build engagement with your audience. And here in the US the countdown to Turkey Day is on . Which means we’re moving into the holiday retail season, one of the best times of the year to build...

The Importance of Rituals and Habits to Succeeding as a Creative

Habits and rituals set up the space where you can create freely, intuitively and in flow. Watch the video above to find 6 Steps To Creating A Daily Practice That Works For You. 1. Your “Special Place”  Where will you physically be when you paint? 2. Your “Ideal Hour” ...

Using Value To Make Magnetic Paintings

Magnetic paintings. We all want to paint them. The ones that seem to reach out,  grab, and engage viewers even from the opposite side of the room…

Which Plein Air Easel To Pick?

With summer weather luring people outside, which easel to use has been a prominent topic for at least the last month in my group, Art+Work+Living. At times the debate has waged loudly between some of the more popular brands. Here's my two cents. I don't have a...

The Power of Video for Artists

Most of us struggle with staying on top of producing consistent content, getting those blogposts written. Video has the power to change all that. Over and over again I hear artists talk about how much easier it is to talk about their work than to write about it. Well,...

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