These 4 Questions Will Make You a Better Artist

How to use criticism and not let it cripple your creativity If you’re creating things, at some point you’ll face criticism and how you deal with that can improve and inform the course of your work. Or, it can stop you in your tracks. Here’s how to receive and use criticism and not let it …

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Mixing the Media – 3 Simple Steps!

Three Simple Steps to Mixed Media Projects Mixed media is fun, but it can be confusing – how to start, what to do next, am I done yet? Try simplifying to this 3 step process to get started. Having a process framework takes the guesswork out but leaves room for the creativity. This is how …

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Artistic Style – Do I Have One and What is It?

  Recently, someone asked me a question about artistic style: do I have a style, how to develop it and what do I call my style? Perhaps you’d like to listen in on the answer.  Do I Have an Artistic Style? All artists have a distinct style. The analogy often used is it’s like handwriting …

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Fast Tips for Crisp Stencil Edges

I just got a great question via email and having sent the answer off, thought you might like to hear it too.   The question was about how to get crisp edges when using stencils and did I have any tips?   My Answer: I’ll make an assumption that you’re having a problem with the …

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