You really do only have two options. You can have the discipline to pursue your art – which requires sacrifices, or you can look back years later and wish that you had. You will have regret or disappointment in the dream you never dared pursue. Which do you choose? Many people who don’t pursue art feel that the choice is made for them. Or at least they claim that. I would argue that most of the time this is false. No one has their choice made for them unless they are in bondage. Most of the time, what it really comes down to is 1) willingness to sacrifice and 2) fear.
Tips on Pricing your Painting. Look at your final price and compare it again with local prices. Is it realistic given the market and your reputation? You can always increase your prices next time.
Notan and grey scale is essential to create good visual imagery. No good artists should attempt to design their painting without these.
For beginners starting out, acrylics are the perfect medium. Less mess, easy to use, and quick to dry. Once you have more experience, you can then move onto oil paints or even combine the two by painting oils over your acrylics to add shine and texture.
Colour mixing tips and tricks for the beginner and professional artist.
Learn to make your painting look more professional.
Why do you choose to be an artist — I’m asking specifically, why do you paint, or sculpt, or create in the style that you do, and why do you choose to address the subject matter that you focus on?
In other words, who, or what, influences you?