How to Write the Perfect Artist Statement
Have you ever read someone’s artist statement and said to yourself “what the heck does all of that mean” or “those are some fancy words that I have no idea what they mean?” If you were having a personal conversation with the artist and you were asking about their art, would they talk like that, in those terms? Probably not and neither should the artist when composing and writing their artist statement.Art Mentors Can Help an Artist to Take Their Career to the Next Level
Thinking back on my art career, when I found my Mentor, I believe that my development and progress was accelerated by several years! Because of my Mentor’s knowledge and experience I was able to bypass a lot of unnecessary trial and error, needless expense and most of all a lot of wasted time! Think of a Mentor as someone who can help an artist to get where they want to go more quickly. Let’s explore how a Mentor can help an artist’s career.
In the early 1990’s Steven Covey wrote a book entitled “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” which became a huge best seller and still sells well today. It was a book that provided a holistic and a principled approach for problem solving, living and adapting to change by seeing opportunities rather than problems. I believe that there are also seven habits which artists should follow to become highly effective and successful. Though I am detailing seven habits, I am sure that the readers of this article can contribute other successful “habits” as well.Artists Should Use Google Insights to Fine Tune Their Art Website
If an artist is unhappy with their website’s page rank, traffic or the quality of their inquiries, then Google Insights can help an artist to fine tune their art website. Google Insights will provide an art website owner with a better understanding of internet search behavior which can then be used to improve a websites’ performance. Finally, Google Insights can help an artist to improve the standing of their search results and overall effectiveness of their art website.How to Draw Comic Book Characters
Everybody wants to learn how to draw comic book characters. The secret to doing it well is actually much simpler than you would think. All you need is a certain kind of paper.