11 Things That Scare Creative Artists
(and what you can do about it)

Things that scare creative artists

by: Kevin Chung As artists we live in fear “You might as well give up.” “You’ll never make a living as an artist.” “Being an artist is a great job if you want to starve.”  These words have been ingrained in our thoughts for what seems like forever, but it wasn’t always that way. “That’s such a wonderful […]

Why Digital Artists Are (not) Big Fat Liars

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Is using technology to create a work of art cheating? Is how we create something really more important than what we create? Does the Medium Matter? by: Alison Huff Is how we create something more important than what we create? Throughout history, art has always reflected the culture of the period it was created in. […]

5 Podcasts to Spark Your Creative Soul

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Creative Inspiration to Go by: Rebekah Nemethy If you’re anything like me, you love to learn new things and may wish you had more time to do it. No matter how busy your schedule is, I bet there are plenty of times when you’re on autopilot and your brain could use a little engagement. You […]

Why Creative Artists are Paying the Price

Who Pays Who by Andrew Macdonald

  Who Pays Who? by: Andrew MacDonald When I started out in the arts and craft world over twenty years ago, I don’t think the idea of “artist’s application fees” had been invented. As far as I remember, in order to enter submit a work to an art competition you sent some recent photos and sometimes […]

Becoming an Archaeologist of Joy

Becoming an Archeologist of Joy -- by Niya Christine

When you change one thing, one habit, your whole life changes. Patterns renew and re-chemicalize to meet the new habit   Becoming an Archaeologist of Joy by: Niya Christine In November 2012, in a Seattle Starbucks, I painted a Starbucks cup as fast as I could for fun. And, it was. In fact, it was so […]