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Are you looking to improve your own artistic knowledge? Join me for my four new blog posts each week!

Critique – Digital Painting of a Dog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io6R-v_FNM8 This week's submission comes from artist Hayley Cloosterman. She has painted this dog digitally in photoshop. This is SO beautifully painted and I think is a great example of why artists paint in photorealism despite the...

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Art Q&A – Are Earlier Paintings Worth More?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biVvabuL2zs Ancy writes; I saw this statement on a local art gallery's facebook page, and would like to know if you agree: "When artists are younger or inexperienced, they don't really know where they're going, where they'll end up,...

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Colored Pencil Portrait Critique

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k95Y6weCLI8 This week's submission comes from artist Farrah Mathis. She has completed this portrait in colored pencils. This was her first time using this medium!!! I am amazed at how awesome your first colored pencil portrait came...

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Art Q&A – Art Events for Kids and Teens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNxC2ngL0tQ Nichelle writes; Hello Lisa. I am 12 years of age and would like to enter into art shows in my state but nearly all of them are 18+ and there appear to be no junior art shows, how can I get my art out there and known since...

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Drawing Critique – Charcoal Portrait

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCmidKlWcwY This week's critique comes from artist Daisy Black. She has drawn this portrait in charcoal with the goal of making it look like the subject is coming out of the dark. I love the composition on this one and the drawing...

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360 Studio Tour!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4l7QYWWibM&t=14s Take a tour around my studio with me in this 360° video! Want to see a better view of how I have my supplies stored? Check out this video after to get ideas for your own art supply storage!!...

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