How to Start Drawing and Painting
If you have ever been given art materials, perhaps you received them as a birthday or Christmas present, have you used them yet? It is often difficult to get started, particularly if you are staring at a blank piece of paper or even a canvas and wondering what the hell you are going to do. I have listed below a few tips that should motivate you to create wonderful art work.Overcoming the Artist’s Equivalent of Writer’s Block
It is so easy to get into a rut with painting and drawing and even easier to fall into the trap Picasso so aptly described: ‘Success is dangerous, one begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others – it leads to sterility.’ So if your painting and drawing has hit the doldrums, perhaps it is time to adopt a completely new approach to the way you work and force yourself out of your comfort zone. Why not have a go at some of the following ideas…Collage Painting – A Hobby You Can Perform Along With Your Kids To Promote Social Awareness
Not only will it ignite ingenuity on your part but will also enhance the innovativeness and creative thinking of your child. So why not hit two birds with one stone?Free Online Comics That Make Money
Dave Kellett, another web cartoonist and author of “How to Make Webcomics,” says cartoonists can develop three streams of revenue on the Internet: advertising on the comic’s free website, book sales and original artwork sales. This article is going to flip the coin over and look back from the perspective of some of the creators that have already achieved financial webcomic success.Avoid Designing Dilemnas With Design Templates
When we’re preparing a special event, we want to immortalize it through some printed materials. Whether it’s a wedding, an anniversary, a birthday or a funeral that we’re planning for we want to commemorate the occasion with tokens or favors. These tokens can be given to attendees as a sign of appreciation and gratitude, as well as a souvenir or remembrance of the occasion.