There are so many incredible places to look for drawing tips and to find learning materials that can help hone and improve drawing skills. From websites to online courses, there are endless options out there to help you become a better artist. In this post, I want to share with you my favorite sources that I keep coming back to for inspiration and improving drawing skills. No matter where you look, it’s important to find a source that best suits your needs and preferences.
How to make money as an artist – 10 ideas!
Let’s talk about how to make money as an artist. I bet you head from a lot of people that you cannot possibly consider making a career out of art! I absolutely believe that if you want to you should definitely monetize what you create. Whether you want it to pay the bills or as a side income is completely up to you. There are many paths you can take and it all depends on how much time and effort you want to put into it!
32 important life lessons I have learned in 32 years
Oh whew, I am turning 32 this month. In honor of that and to show how grateful I am to you for all the support you have shown me, let’s make this post a bit more personal. I wanted to make a list of important life lessons in the 32 years of life. So why not make it that number? Most of it is stuff I wish somebody told me when I was younger. Then again, not sure if I would have believed them, because some things you just have to experience in order to learn. If it helps or inspires even one person my job here is done. Thank you for all the love, kind words and support you gave me on my journey to this moment. Cheers!
Colors and emotions
Let’s talk about how to use colors and emotions to convey feelings through your art. Are you often stuck wondering what colors to use in your latest piece? How about we employ psychology to help us decide and get the effect that you are looking for?
Why getting a custom portrait is an awesome idea?
Custom portrait is a priceless gift for absolutely everyone. That special someone, best friend, family, you. For birthday, anniversary, wedding or just because. The joy it brings is a moment that will definitely be remembered. You can give it to someone or celebrate and express yourself with it!
Running a creative business as a full time mom – how I organize it all
Not going to lie, running creative business as a full time mom is damn hard. Well, running any kind of business while raising a kid is really hard. You will have lots of frustration, moments of tears and breakdowns, wanting to throw it all to hell. But eventually you will find your flow, know your limitations and plan accordingly. Just hang in there, it will all get better with time.
Do you really need to find a unique art style?
Unique art style is the way to get noticed on social media. It’s a sure way to stand out and have people take interest in you. That is very much true. But how soon should you find an art style? Should you experiment first and then settle on just one? Should you have multiple ones? Here are my thoughts about finding your own art style.
Over 30 digital product ideas to sell on etsy
Are you looking for digital product ideas to sell on Etsy ? I’ve got you! Selling digital files is a really convenient way to earn money in a passive way. You create the files, upload them and Etsy takes care of the rest! Jump in and read about all the awesome things you can make and earn money from on Etsy!
How to deal with art block
That horrible feeling of nothing. And then frustration. Art block is a tough moment to get through. Let me share with you my tips to overcome it and let the inspiration explode! As a surface pattern designer and illustrator it often happens that I come up with nothing when thinking of what I should draw. Or I end up absolutely loathing what I created no matter how many times I try. Know that feeling? Here are a few ways how to deal with art block.
How I became a surface pattern and illustrator
Do you like reading other people’s stories and backgrounds? I really do and it makes me feel like I know them way better and they feel more, well, familiar. Here is my story how I got into digital art and how it is going being a surface pattern designer and illustrator.