An interesting example of artists being inspired by data is a book called Painting by Numbers: Komar and Melamid's Scientific Guide to Art.
A high-key painting is one in which the values are predominantly lighter and fall within the top to middle half of the value scale.
How did Michelangelo and da Vinci hone themselves to excel? How do great artists strive?
The epidemic is SENS – Sloppy Email and Newsletter Syndrome. Let me explain the symptoms so you can self-diagnose.
Whatever habits and rituals the following artists choose, it is obvious that the sound of music is an integral companion in their studio.
The myth of the big break is the idea that someone or something is going to suddenly come into our lives and launch our careers into orbit. … These are four methods I use to keep from getting sucked into the myth of the big break.
As artists, we live in this same tech-laden world, yet many of us face additional challenges to the ones the rest of the culture is dealing with.
Although anyone can hang art on the wall, pour some wine, fill a few bowls with snacks, and call it an event.
While artists should maintain their own website, there are hundreds of websites for sharing creative work and enhancing their online presence.
You might be tempted to discount critics, but you would be wrong not to listen to people who have spent decades looking at artist after artist.
National Association of Women Artists, ArtTable, and Woman Made Gallery: Three outstanding organizations advancing women’s status in the arts
If you’ve had a blog for a while, you might be faced with the same dilemma: What to do about old posts that have outlived their usefulness?
I enjoyed creating this exercise and know the students found the exercises and free art supplies fun and challenging. I hope you will enjoy their efforts as well.
I love nothing more than being in my studio, and here are five things that make the time I spend in my studio even more pleasant!
"I think painting is a philosophical enterprise, and I think that paintings aren’t real like sculptures are real — it’s all in our heads." ~ Squeak Carnath
When you put together a show of only your work, you make the rules. This forces you to be organized and proactive. You realize that you are in charge of your destiny.
If you love something — be it a theme or subject in art — I'm willing to bet that you have a following 'out there'. There is a market for any type of art you can think of!
Art can change a person’s outlook and the way they experience the world. We asked artists from around the world to submit art and writing about how their submissions relate to the healing process.
“For me, curating is a big puzzle, and I love puzzles,” Luna says. “I look for themes; I look for patterns; I look for rhythm and repetition."