Tips for Drawing Yourself As a Cartoon Character
What could be more fun than making fun of yourself by drawing a cartoon? You could pay a professional to do it, but with a little practice, you could come up with a version on your own. Here are some tips for drawing yourself as a cartoon character.Art As We Know It Today
Art is an umbrella term that covers many different creative disciplines. No longer is the idea of art restricted to the canvas and oil paints of masters long past, but it is an integral part of our everyday lives.The Church of Overschie by Johan Barthold Jongkind
In the galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago is the painting “The Church of Overschie” by Johan Barthold Jongkind, the Dutch Impressionist painter. In this scene we see the spire of Church Overschie right in the middle of the painting holding a firm grip as center stage of this grand performance of maritime life on canvas.How to Sell Abstract Art for a Living
Making art for a living can be extremely rewarding but may not be for every artist. In addition to knowing how to create beautiful artwork, you need to know how to assess your work, how much to charge, who to sell it to – and how to market yourself. Selling art for income is like any other business – you need to have knowledge of marketing and business administration to become successful. You might be the next Monet but if you don’t know how to get your artwork in front of potential buyers, you won’t succeed as a professional artist.How I Learned Photoshop and Didn’t Get Overwhelmed
Digital art can be a lot of fun (once you know what you are doing). Deciding to learn a new program can be quite a daunting task. Especially one like Photoshop. Just seeing all the high-quality work that is done with the application can be intimidating. I’m a digital artist in comics and animation but these same thought processes apply to the Digital Photographers and Photo Retouchers of the world as well. In this article, I dive into my thinking and methods which continue to inspire and motivate me in my ongoing journey to learn digital painting with Photoshop.