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For me, art has never been about some elitist idea of the “right” way to create. It’s art!! There is no wrong way to create!!

Does your work not look the way you want right now? Paint more! No matter how good or bad your work comes out, you are at the very least getting a feel for the medium. Time is never wasted when spent painting or drawing!

YouTube Art Videos

Every week I have four new videos for artists ranging from critiques, artist vlogs, speed paintings drawings and tutorials, art Q&A and social media tips for artists. 

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Are my weekly speed paintings and drawings too fast for you?

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Recent Blog Posts 

art tips, techniques, product reviews and art business advice

June Smart Art Box – Stamp Carving

  This was one of the most fun smart art boxes yet!! This month we were experimenting with Indian Block Painting. If you are unfamiliar with the Smart Art Box, it is a monthly subscription box where you get a new box sent to you each month full of full sized...

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Photorealistic Clownfish Acrylic Painting Demo

In this time lapse painting demonstration, I’m showing you how I painted a photorealistic clownfish and anemone in acrylics using Liquitex acrylics and createx airbrush paints on a Fredrix watercolor canvas board. Go to http://graphicstock.com/x/Lachri_0616 to...

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Art Critique – cat in colored pencil

Today’s submission comes from artist Nina Elisa Lola. She has completed this piece in colored pencil. At the time of this drawing, Nina had only been working with colored pencils for 8 weeks!! This is incredible for such a short amount of time with the medium!!...

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How I varnish my oil paintings

I’ve not always varnished my work. Back when people regularly smoked inside their homes this was a must. The purpose of the varnish is to protect the work and for it to be removable when it starts to yellow from smoke and other environmental contaminates,...

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Art Q&A copyright

Question: I would never think of reproducing or taking credit for anyone else’s work. I do print out images which have features I want in my image. As I improve I am getting better at simply viewing them quickly without having to keep them around. My work always...

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I’m the co-host for the new Colored Pencil Podcast!

Can’t get enough of colored pencils? I’ve joined John Middick to bring you more info on pencils, paper, technique and even interviews with other colored pencil artists!Listen Now!