Are you looking for slower versions of my weekly painting &

drawing tutorials? How about reference photos? 

I offer 1-2 hour versions of my weekly videos to Patreon supporters for as little as $4/ month.  These videos include voice over tips and instruction to help you take your own artwork to the next level!


  • Get instant access to all of my slower videos, past and present when you sign up. That is over 100 1-2 hour long tutorials to choose from!!
  • Tutorials rotate between Colored Pencil, Oil Painting, Acrylic Painting, Graphite, Inktense and occasionally new mediums.
  • 5-10 high-quality royalty-free reference photos each month to use in your own art.
  • Cancel at any time, there are no contracts!

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!

Artist Learning Portal 

Four ways to get the information you need!

YouTube Art Videos

Looking for free art lessons? How about tips on your own art business?

  • Wednesday – Art Lessons
  • Thursday – Art Q&A
  • Saturday – Artist Vlog
  • Tuesday – Art Critique
  • Wednesdays 8PM CST – Livestreams where I answer your art questions while demonstrating painting or drawing. 

Patreon Videos

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

For as little as $4 a month get

  • Weekly 1-2 hour long versions of my weekly youtube tutorials  where I explain what I’m doing.
  • Royalty free wildlife reference photos to use in your own artwork.
  • More rewards are available.

Colored Pencil Podcast

Are you a colored pencil artist? John Middik and I bring you a weekly podcast centered around colored pencils!

  • Art Business
  • Colored Pencil Technique
  • Product Reviews
  • Artist Interviews 

With 75 episodes, let us entertain, inspire and educate you while you work on your own artwork!

Art Blog

Not sure where to start? Easily search my hundreds of blog posts and videos in the search box below!

Learn more about

  • Working in Oil and Acrylic paints, Colored Pencil, Graphite, Inktense & more
  • Art Product reviews
  • Advice for artists who are looking to make a living with their art
  • Social Media tips for Artists



Recent Blog Posts 

art tips, techniques, product reviews and art business advice

20 Minute Painting Challenge – Easter Egg I joined in on a 20-minute painting challenge. Our theme was Easter eggs! We had 20 minutes to finish a complete painting or drawing. ?Sheldene Fine Art  ?Unmask Art  ?Jared - Kitslams Art  Supplies used: (amazon...

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When is it time to give up and try a new medium? Crow Star writes; I understand that you can't draw something once, decide it isn't very good, and think that you just suck at drawing that one thing. You have to practice. My question is, how long or hard do you work at one...

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Winsor & Newton Pigment Marker Tutorial Today I'm sharing some tips and techniques for using Winsor & Newton Pigment markers and showing you how well colored pencil work over them to create soft blending and a realistic marker drawing! Winsor and Newton...

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Ball Point Pen Drawing Critique This week's submission comes from artist Laura Mae Chapman who has completed this lion drawing with a ballpoint pen! I'm always so impressed when someone gets this level of detail and shading with a pen! Your shading and...

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What to do When You Don’t Agree With Your Art Teacher Anjali writes; Hi Lisa! I'm currently taking a Design program in college, and am required to take two drawing classes. They are focused on high-realism, and are meant to be for beginners. Meaning, I have painted before, but...

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Wolf Acrylic Painting Tutorial See how easy it is to paint fur when you first paint a monochromatic underpainting with all of your fur details then glaze your color over that! These tips and techniques work for oil painting too! If you're a beginner...

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Shop my original paintings and drawings

Are you interested in owning one of my original paintings or drawings? I have many available in my collection.